Definition of Acid anhydrides

1. Noun. Organic compounds that react with water to form an acid.

Exact synonyms: Acyl Anhydrides
Generic synonyms: Organic Compound

Definition of Acid anhydrides

1. Noun. (plural of acid anhydride) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acid Anhydrides

acid-base imbalance
acid-base indicator
acid-base indicators
acid-etched restoration
acid-fast stain
acid agglutination
acid anhydride
acid anhydride hydrolases
acid anhydrides (current term)
acid carboxypeptidase
acid cholesterol ester synthetase
acid deoxyribonuclease
acid dextran
acid dextrin
acid dissociation constant
acid drop
acid dye
acid dyspepsia
acid etch
acid fuchsin
acid gland

Literary usage of Acid anhydrides

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1. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by August Bernthsen (1891)
"acid anhydrides. Corresponding to the monobasic fatty acids there are anhydrides, ... The most of the acid anhydrides are liquids, but those of higher ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"acid anhydrides.—These compounds, which may generally be obtained by the action of the acid chlorides on the acids, bear the same relation to the acids that ..."

3. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"acid anhydrides. If acid chlorides be allowed to act upon the sodium salt of a fatty acid an acid anhydride is formed:— ..."

4. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"acid anhydrides ^>O R— CO\ R— CO/ The acid anhydrides, as just stated, ... As would be expected the acid anhydrides react readily with water and reform the ..."

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