variants or less commonly acridonium
plural -s
: a univalent radical C13H10N analogous to ammonium derived from acridine

Word History


acridinium, New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary acridine + New Latin -ium; acridonium, New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary acridone + New Latin -ium

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of acridinium was in 1884

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“Acridinium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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