ammonium chloride

noun

Definition of ammonium chloride 

: a white crystalline volatile salt NH4Cl that is used in dry cells and as an expectorant

called also sal ammoniac

First Known Use of ammonium chloride

1857, in the meaning defined above

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ammonium chloride

noun

Medical Definition of ammonium chloride 

: a white crystalline volatile salt NH4Cl that is used in dry cells and as an expectorant

called also sal ammoniac

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