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hydroxylamine

noun hy·drox·yl·amine \hī-ˈdräk-sə-lə-ˌmēn, ˌhī-ˌdräk-ˈsi-lə-ˌmēn\

Definition of HYDROXYLAMINE

:  a colorless odorless nitrogenous base NH3O that resembles ammonia in its reactions but is less basic and that is used especially as a reducing agent

Origin of HYDROXYLAMINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1869

hydroxylamine

noun hy·drox·yl·amine \hī-ˌdräk-sə-lə-ˈmēn, ˌhī-ˌdräk-ˈsil-ə-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROXYLAMINE

:  a colorless odorless nitrogenous base NH3O that resembles ammonia in its reactions but is less basic and that is used especially as a reducing agent

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