ammonium chloride

noun

Definition of ammonium chloride

  1. :  a white crystalline volatile salt NH4Cl that is used in dry cells and as an expectorant —called also sal ammoniac

1857

First Known Use of ammonium chloride

1857


Medical Dictionary

ammonium chloride

noun

Medical Definition of ammonium chloride

  1. :  a white crystalline volatile salt NH4Cl that is used in dry cells and as an expectorant—called also sal ammoniac


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