chloride

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chlo·ride

noun \ˈklr-ˌīd\

: a chemical compound of chlorine with another element or group

Full Definition of CHLORIDE

1
:  a compound of chlorine with another element or group; especially :  a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid
2
:  a monovalent anion consisting of one atom of chlorine

Origin of CHLORIDE

German Chlorid, from chlor- + -id -ide
First Known Use: 1812

chlo·ride

noun \ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, ˈkl(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHLORIDE

1
: a compound of chlorine with another element or radical; especially : a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid—called also muriate
2
: a monovalent anion consisting at one atom of chlorine

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