hydroxylammonium

noun

hy·​drox·​yl·​ammonium
(¦)hī¦dräksə̇l+
: the univalent cation HONH3+ derived from hydroxylamine and present in its salts which are obtainable by hydrolysis of a primary nitroparaffin (as nitromethane) with water and a strong acid
hydroxylammonium chloride HONH3Cl or hydroxylamine hydrochloride NH2OH.HCl

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary hydroxyl (from English) + ammonium

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“Hydroxylammonium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydroxylammonium. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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