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Also imin(o)‑.

Various amine derivatives.

An arbitrary alteration of amide.

Imido‑ is the combining form relating to imide, an organic compound containing the group —CONHCO—. Similarly imino‑ indicates the presence of an imine group —C==NH or —C==NR, where R is an alkyl or other group. However, the two are sometimes confused, especially with iminoester, a compound containing the group —C(NH)OR, which should strictly be an imidoester. Imido‑ is also applied unsystematically to heterocyclic nitrogen compounds such as imidazole, an anti-fungal drug, which has a five-membered ring with two nitrogen atoms in it, or imidocarb, used to treat tick-borne diseases in domestic animals.

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