-ide

-ide [īd, id]
/span> (OX)IDEChem. suffixChem. suffix
1. forming the second word in the name of a binary compound: added to part of the name of the nonmetallic or electronegative element or radical [sodium chloride, potassium hydroxide]
2. forming the name of any of certain classes of related compounds [glucoside]

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-ide suff.
1. Group of related chemical compounds:

monosaccharide.

2. Binary compound:

sodium chloride, hydrogen cyanide.

3. Chemical element with properties similar to another:

lanthanide.

  [From oxide.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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