[klawr-uh l, klohr-] /ˈklɔr əl, ˈkloʊr-/
Also called trichloroacetaldehyde, trichloroacetic acid aldehyde. a colorless, oily liquid, C 2 Cl 3 HO, having a pungent odor, usually derived by the chlorination of ethyl alcohol or of acetaldehyde and combining with water to form chloral hydrate.
Also called chloral hydrate. Pharmacology. a white, crystalline solid, C 2 H 3 Cl 3 O 2 , formed by combining liquid chloral with water: used as a hypnotic.
a colourless oily liquid with a pungent odour, made from chlorine and acetaldehyde and used in preparing chloral hydrate and DDT; trichloroacetaldehyde
short for chloral hydrate
colorless liquid formed by the action of chlorine on alcohol, apparently coined by German chemist Justus von Liebig in 1833 from elements from chlorine + alcohol. Later chiefly in chloral hydrate (1874).
[klawr-uh-lohs, klohr-] /ˈklɔr əˌloʊs, ˈkloʊr-/ noun 1. a crystalline compound, C 8 H 11 Cl 3 O 6 , used as an animal anesthetic and bird repellent.
[klaw-ram-byuh-sil, kloh-] /klɔˈræm byə sɪl, kloʊ-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a nitrogen mustard, C 14 H 19 Cl 2 NO 2 , used in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, malignant lymphomas, and Hodgkin’s disease. /klɔːˈræmbjʊsɪl/ noun 1. an alkylating drug derived from nitrogen mustard, administered orally in the treatment of leukaemia and other malignant diseases. […]
[klawr-uh-meen, klohr-, klaw-ram-een, kloh-] /ˈklɔr əˌmin, ˈkloʊr-, klɔˈræm in, kloʊ-/ noun 1. an unstable, colorless liquid, NH 2 Cl, with a pungent odor, derived from ammonia. 2. any of a class of compounds obtained by replacing a hydrogen atom of an =NH or −NH 2 group with chlorine. /ˈklɔːrəˌmiːn/ noun 1. an unstable colourless liquid […]
[klawr-am-fen-i-kawl, -kol, klohr-] /ˌklɔr æmˈfɛn ɪˌkɔl, -ˌkɒl, ˌkloʊr-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble antibiotic, C 11 H 12 Cl 2 N 2 O 5 , obtained from cultures of Streptomyces venezuelae or synthesized: used chiefly in the treatment of infections caused by certain bacteria, by rickettsiae, and by certain viruses. /ˌklɔːræmˈfɛnɪˌkɒl/ noun […]