Cation vs Cuprammonium - What's the difference?

cation | cuprammonium |


As nouns the difference between cation and cuprammonium

is that cation is (brazil) while cuprammonium is (inorganic chemistry) the cation cu(nh3)42+ formed by adding ammonia to copper salts.

cation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) A positively charged ion—opposed to anion.
  • (chemistry) The ion in an electrolyzed solution that migrates to the cathode.
  • Derived terms

    * dication * trication * tetracation

    Anagrams

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    cuprammonium

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (inorganic chemistry) The cation Cu(NH3)42+ formed by adding ammonia to copper salts
  • Synonyms

    *tetramminecopper