ammonium carbamate

noun

Definition of ammonium carbamate

: a salt NH2COONH4 found in commercial ammonium carbonate and formed as an intermediate in the manufacture of urea by reaction of ammonia and carbon dioxide

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Ammonium carbamate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ammonium%20carbamate. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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