cupferron

noun cup·fer·ron \ˈkəpfəˌrän, ˈk(y)üp-\

Definition of cupferron

plural

-s

  1. :  a colorless crystalline salt C6H5N(NO)ONH4 that is a precipitant for copper and iron from solutions and is used also in the analysis of other metals especially of the uranium group :  the ammonium salt of N-nitroso-N-phenyl-hydroxylamine

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Origin and Etymology of cupferron

International Scientific Vocabulary cupric + ferric + -on


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