Dictionary

chloride

noun chlo·ride \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
Medical Dictionary

chloride

noun chlo·ride \ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, ˈkl(ə)r-\

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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