tetradecyltrimethylammonium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tetradecyl +‎ trimethyl +‎ ammonium

Noun[edit]

tetradecyltrimethylammonium (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The quaternary ammonium cation containing one tetradecyl and three methyl groups; the bromide spontaneously forms micelles in water, similar to primitive cells