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- adj. Of or pertaining to oxamic acid or its derivatives
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid NH2.CO.CO.HO obtained as a fine crystalline powder, intermediate between oxalic acid and oxamide. Its ammonium salt is obtained by boiling oxamide with ammonia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Produced from acid ammonium oxalate by dehydration or the elimination of water, and in other ways: noting the monobasic acid so produced (C2O2.NH2OH).
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In organic chemistry he published papers on the decomposition of ammonium oxalate, with formation of oxamic acid, on amyl alcohol, on the cyanides, and on the difference in constitution between nitric and sulphuric ether.