aldehyde ammonia

noun

Definition of aldehyde ammonia

: any compound formed by the union of an aldehyde with ammonia specifically : a crystalline compound CH3CH(OH)NH2 derived from acetaldehyde

called also acetaldehyde ammonia

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1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Aldehyde ammonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldehyde%20ammonia. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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