Definition of Ammonium chloride

1. Noun. A white salt used in dry cells.

Exact synonyms: Sal Ammoniac
Generic synonyms: Salt

Definition of Ammonium chloride

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) A water-soluble salt of ammonia and hydrochloric acid, having the formula NH4Cl. ¹

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Medical Definition of Ammonium chloride

1. Ammonium chloride, (nh4)cl. A systemic acidifying agent that has been used as a diuretic and an expectorant. Chemical name: Ammonium chloride ((NH4)Cl) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ammonium Chloride

ammonium acetate
ammonium alum
ammonium benzoate
ammonium bicarbonate
ammonium bromide
ammonium carbamate
ammonium carbonate
ammonium chloride (current term)
ammonium compounds
ammonium ferric sulfate
ammonium hydroxide
ammonium ichthosulfonate
ammonium imine
ammonium imines
ammonium iodide
ammonium ion
ammonium laureth sulfate
ammonium mandelate
ammonium molybdate
ammonium nitrate
ammonium phosphatide
ammonium phosphatides

Literary usage of Ammonium chloride

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"AMMONIUM chloride is used so extensively in the treatment of respiratory affections that it is important to determine whether it does or does not possess an ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1910)
"Doubtless every one who has given a course of lectures in general chemistry has used the potassium dichromate and ammonium chloride method for the ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1920)
"ORGANIC DIVISION E. Emmet Reid, Chairman Rodger Adams, Secretary Methyl amines from carbinol and ammonium chloride, equilibria involved: WD TURNER and AM ..."

4. Standard methods of chemical analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1917)
"The filter is washed with dilute ammonium chloride solution or dilute potassium ... Precipitate with ammonium chloride. After stirring, let stand until the ..."

5. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1883)
"ammonium chloride, N H4 CL Preparation.—Crystals of ammonium chloride, prepared as described in § 56, are dried and preserved in a wide-mouthed bottle, ..."

6. American Druggist (1890)
"The Manufacture of ammonium chloride. TUE following is an abstract of a paper ... Ind.), in which a method of manufacturing ammonium chloride is described ..."

7. The Principles of Inorganic Chemistry by Wilhelm Ostwald (1904)
"This dissociation occurs only when the ammonium chloride con- nm< a trace of moisture. If the salt is carefully dried, the decom- py-ition takes place so ..."

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