hydroxylamine

noun
hy·​drox·​yl·​amine | \ hī-ˈdräk-sə-lə-ˌmēn How to pronounce hydroxylamine (audio) , ˌhī-ˌdräk-ˈsi-lə-ˌmēn How to pronounce hydroxylamine (audio) \

Definition of hydroxylamine

: a colorless odorless nitrogenous base NH3O that resembles ammonia in its reactions but is less basic and that is used especially as a reducing agent

First Known Use of hydroxylamine

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydroxylamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydroxylamine. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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hydroxylamine

noun
hy·​drox·​yl·​amine | \ hī-ˌdräk-sə-lə-ˈmēn How to pronounce hydroxylamine (audio) , ˌhī-ˌdräk-ˈsil-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce hydroxylamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydroxylamine

: a colorless odorless nitrogenous base NH3O that resembles ammonia in its reactions but is less basic and that is used especially as a reducing agent

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