ammonium carbonate

noun

Definition of ammonium carbonate

: a carbonate of ammonium specifically : the commercial mixture of the bicarbonate and carbamate used especially in smelling salts

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circa 1829, in the meaning defined above

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ammonium carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of ammonium carbonate

: a carbonate of ammonium specifically : the commercial mixture of the bicarbonate and carbamate used especially in smelling salts

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