bisammonium etymology

English word bisammonium comes from English ammonium, English bis-

Detailed word origin of bisammonium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ammonium English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) The univalent NH4+ cation, derived by the protonation of ammonia.
bis- English (eng) (chemistry, obsolete) A variant of tri- used to indicate that the component that does not take the prefix occurs twice in the compound: a bisoxide is of the form B2O. (mathematics, chemistry) A variant of di-, used for substitutions of two complex rather than simple units.. An occasional variant of bi- prefixed to roots beginning with a vowel, as in bisalternate.
bisammonium English (eng) (chemistry, in combination) Two ammonium ions or groups in a molecule.

Words with the same origin as bisammonium

Descendants of ammonium
ammonal ammonian amvis onium
Descendants of bis-
bisacridine bisacrylamide bisadduct bisallene bisallylic bisanthrapyrazole bisarylated bisazene bisdigitoxoside biselectrophilic bisenolate bishydroxamic bisintercalating bisintercalator bisligand bismetallated bisoxazoline bisphenol bisphosphate bisphosphine bisporphyrin bisthiourea bisurea cyclobisintercalator