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ammonia

Term: ammonia

Literally meaning: “relating to Ammon(god)”


Origin: Anc Greek

Anc Greek αμμωνία/ammonia(=αμμ),  
Coined/History
The term coined in 1782 by Swedish chemist Torbern Bergman (1735-1784) from salt deposits containing ammonium chloride found near temple of Jupiter Ammon (major Aigyptian deity

Definition

It is the chemical compound with the formula NHusually in gaseous form 

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