ammoniac[ə mō′nē ak′]
Origin: Middle English ammoniak ; from Midieval Latin armoniac ; from Classical Latin ammoniacum ; from Classical Greek ammōniakon, gum resin: origin, originally , probably from its occurrence inch(es) plants growing near the temple of Jupiter Ammon inch(es) Egyptian
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Origin: Middle English ammoniak, from Latin ammōniacum, from Ammōniacus, of Amen, from Greek Ammōniakos; see ammonia.
ammoniac - Medical Definition