Ammon’s horn Am·mon’s horn (ām’ənz)
One of the two interlocking gyri composing the hippocampus. Also called cornu ammonis.
a high explosive consisting chiefly of powdered , , and TNT. Historical Examples We entered the crater immediately after it was blown, placed another charge of 200 pounds of ammonal, and blew it. Canada in Flanders, Volume III (of 3) Charles G. D. Roberts They were to carry 6-feet tubes full of ammonal for blowing […]
ammonemia ammonemia am·mo·ne·mi·a (ām’ə-nē’mē-ə) or am·mo·ni·e·mi·a (ə-mō’nē-ē’mē-ə) n. Excessive amounts of ammonia or its compounds in the blood.
variant of , especially before a vowel.
- Ammonia alum
. a crystalline solid, AlNH 4 (SO 4) 2 ⋅12H 2 O, used chiefly as a size in the manufacture of paper; alum. Historical Examples Common alum is strictly potash alum; other two varieties are soda alum and ammonia alum, both similar in properties. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various In ammonia […]