ammono

adjective am·mo·no \ əˈmō(ˌ)nō \

Definition of ammono

: of or relating to compounds considered as bearing to ammonia relations analogous to those that certain other compounds bear to water
  • lithium amide LiNH2 is an ammono base
— compare aquo

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Origin and Etymology of ammono

ammono-


ammono-

combining form

Definition of ammono-

1 : ammonia
  • ammonolysis
2 : derived from ammonia in names of chemical compounds
  • ammonocarbonic acid HN=C(NH2)2
— compare aquo- 2

Origin and Etymology of ammono-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from ammonia


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