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acrylamide

(ă-kril'ă-mīd),
A carcinogen that forms in starchy foods cooked at high temperature (for example, fried potatoes, potato chips).

acrylamide

/acryl·a·mide/ (ah-kril´ah-mīd) a vinyl monomer used in the production of polymers with many industrial and research uses; the monomeric form is a neurotoxin.

Acrylamide

Molecular biology A core material used to make polyacrylamide gels for electrophoretic separation of macromolecules.
Nutrition A substance found in increased concentrations in fried foods—e.g., crisps/potato chips, French fries—and regarded by the WHO as a probable human carcinogen.

acrylamide

Nutrition A substance found in ↑ concentrations in fried foods–eg, potato chips, French fries, and regarded by the WHO as a probable human carcinogen

a·cryl·a·mide

(ă-kril'ă-mīd)
A carcinogen that forms in starchy foods cooked at high temperature (e.g., fried potatoes, potato chips).

acrylamide

A substance used in the plastics industry that is toxic to nerve fibres. Inhalation of the vapour from the crystalline substance can cause nerve degeneration and permanent paralysis.