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chlorohydrin

noun chlo·ro·hy·drin \ˌklr-ə-ˈhī-drən\

Definition of CHLOROHYDRIN

:  any of various organic compounds derived from diols or polyhydroxy alcohols by substitution of chlorine for part of the hydroxyl groups

Origin of CHLOROHYDRIN

International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + hydr- + 1-in
First Known Use: circa 1890

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