Definition of acrylamide in English:


Syllabification: a·cryl·a·mide
Pronunciation: /əˈkriləˌmīd, ˌakrəˈlamīd


A colorless crystalline solid that readily forms water-soluble polymers.
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  • For the occupational toxicants acrylamide and 1,3-butadiene a genetic risk assessment was performed based on heritable translocation data.
  • Further, for the case of acrylamide, the polymerization was roughly twice as fast under nitrogen as in air.
  • The gel is a thin slab of acrylamide polymerized between two glass plates.


late 19th century: from acrylic + amide.

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