Dictionary

ferric ammonium citrate

noun

Definition of FERRIC AMMONIUM CITRATE

:  a complex salt containing varying amounts of iron and used especially for making blueprints

First Known Use of FERRIC AMMONIUM CITRATE

circa 1924

ferric ammonium citrate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FERRIC AMMONIUM CITRATE

:  a complex salt of indefinite composition that contains varying amounts of iron, that is obtained as red crystals or a brownish yellow powder or as green crystals or powder, and that was formerly used in medicine for treating iron-deficiency anemia

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: ferric chloridePrevious Word in the Dictionary: ferric acetateAll Words Near: ferric ammonium citrate
April 18, 2015
wimple Hear it
to veil, ripple, or meander
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears