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- systematic chemical name for acetamide
- ‘For example, ethanamide forms colourless deliquescent crystals with a melting point of 82°C.’
- ‘The mixture is distilled at about 170°C to remove excess ethanoic acid and water - leaving almost pure ethanamide in the flask.’
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