Meaning of hydroxylamine

hy•drox•yl•a•mine

Pronunciation: (hī-drok"su-lu-mēn', -sul-am'in), [key]
— n.
  1. an unstable, weakly basic, crystalline compound, NHO, used as a reducing agent, analytical reagent, and chemical intermediate.
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