cuprammonium

noun
cu·​pram·​mo·​ni·​um | \ ¦k(y)üprə¦mōnēəm, -nyəm \
plural -s

Definition of cuprammonium

1 : any of certain complex ammino radicals or cations containing copper and ammonia especially : the bivalent tetrammine-copper cation Cu(NH3)4 compounds of which are formed by the action of ammonia on ordinary cupric compounds

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History and Etymology for cuprammonium

cupr- + ammonium

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“Cuprammonium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuprammonium. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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