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Noun: acrylamide  ,ak-ril'ey,mId or u'kri-lu,mId
  1. A white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
    "they claimed that acrylamide is produced when certain carbohydrates are baked or fried at high temperatures"

Derived forms: acrylamides

Type of: amide

Encyclopedia: Acrylamide