BACK TO ammonia
ammonia vs. pneumonia
[ uh-mohn-yuh, uh-moh-nee-uh ]
- a colorless, pungent, suffocating, highly water-soluble, gaseous compound, NH3, usually produced by the direct combination of nitrogen and hydrogen gases: used chiefly for refrigeration and in the manufacture of commercial chemicals and laboratory reagents.
- this gas dissolved in water; ammonium hydroxide.
[ noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, nyoo- ]
- inflammation of the lungs with congestion.
- an acute disease of the lungs, caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae and characterized by fever, a cough with blood-tinged phlegm, and difficult breathing.