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tetraethylammonium

noun tet·ra·eth·yl·am·mo·ni·um \ ˌte-trə-ˌeth-əl-ə-ˈmō-nē-əm \

medical Definition of tetraethylammonium

: a quaternary ammonium ion (C2H5)4N+ containing four ethyl groups; also : a salt of this ion (as the deliquescent crystalline chloride used as a ganglionic blocking agent) abbreviation TEA

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