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hydrogen chloride

noun

Definition of HYDROGEN CHLORIDE

:  a colorless pungent poisonous gas HCl that fumes in moist air and yields hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water
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First Known Use of HYDROGEN CHLORIDE

1869
Medical Dictionary

hydrogen chloride

noun

Medical Definition of HYDROGEN CHLORIDE

:  a colorless pungent poisonous gas HCl that fumes in moist air and yields hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water

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