Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry

Primary ammonium salt (1o ammonium salt): An ammonium salt in which the nitrogen atom bearing the +1 formal charge has just one carbon-nitrogen single bond (i.e., it is bonded to just one carbon group).

Methylammonium chloride
A primary (1o) ammonium salt
Dimethylammonium chloride
A secondary (2o) ammonium salt
Trimethylammonium chloride
A tertiary (3o) ammonium salt
Tetramethylammonium chloride
A quaternary (4o) ammonium salt