ammonium

noun am·mo·ni·um \ ə-ˈmō-nē-əm \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of ammonium

: an ion NH4+ derived from ammonia by combination with a hydrogen ion and known in compounds (such as salts) that resemble in properties the compounds of the alkali metals

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Origin and Etymology of ammonium

New Latin, from ammonia


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ammonium

noun am·mo·ni·um \ ə-ˈmō-nē-əm \

medical Definition of ammonium

: an ion NH4+ derived from ammonia by combination with a hydrogen ion and known in organic compounds (as quaternary ammonium compounds) and in compounds (as salts) that resemble in properties the compounds of the alkali metals

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