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The most common corrosive liquids are bleach, ammonia and acid.
The waste accumulates in the form of ammonia and can travel to the brain, causing coma or death, according to the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation.
Two days later, she was pronounced brain dead and diagnosed with urea cycle disorder, a rare genetic condition that can be treated with diet and medication, but oftentimes goes undiagnosed, allowing ammonia to build up in the bloodstream.
The biologist argued that the additive in question—which is created by using a centrifuge to spin off muscle meat from layers of fat and then treating it with ammonia—was not real ground beef.
A 100-foot sheen was reportedly emanating from the barge, which was carrying 2,500 tons anhydrous ammonia and 800 gallons of diesel fuel, according to the Coast Guard.
The truck plant over the weekend acknowledged a spill of urea, a substance that turned into deadly ammonia in the water.
Fujitsu Microelectronics, July 20, 1995 (Gresham): Eighteen people are taken to the hospital after an ammonia leak.
Authorities noted the overwhelming odor of ammonia, animals with no access to food or water and homemade incubators, the report said.
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Origin and Etymology of ammonia
First Known Use: 1788See Words from the same year
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Definition of ammonia for English Language Learners
: a colorless gas or liquid that has a strong smell and taste and that is used especially in cleaning products
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