monoammonium phosphate

monoammonium phosphate

[mon-oh-uh-moh-nee-uhm, mon-]
noun Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, moderately water-soluble compound, NH 4 H 2 PO 4 , used as fertilizer, in fire extinguishers, etc.
Also called ammonium phosphate.


Origin:
mono- + ammonium

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