Definition of alkylammonium in English:

alkylammonium

noun

Chemistry
  • A cation which can be regarded as a derivative of ammonium (NH₄ +) in which one or more hydrogen atoms (often, all four) have been replaced by alkyl groups. Usually attributive.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From alkyl + ammonium.

Pronunciation

alkylammonium

/ˌalkʌɪləˈməʊnɪəm//ˌalkɪləˈməʊnɪəm/