ammine

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noun am·mine \ˈa-ˌmēn, a-ˈmēn\

Definition of ammine

  1. 1 :  a molecule of ammonia as it exists in a coordination complex hex-ammine-cobalt chloride Co(NH3)6Cl3

  2. 2 :  a compound that contains an ammine

Origin and Etymology of ammine

International Scientific Vocabulary ammonia + 2-ine


First Known Use: 1897


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