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sodium hypochlorite

noun

Definition of sodium hypochlorite

  1. :  an unstable salt NaOCl produced usually in aqueous solution and used as a bleaching and disinfecting agent



1885

First Known Use of sodium hypochlorite

1885


Medical Dictionary

sodium hypochlorite

noun

Medical Definition of sodium hypochlorite

  1. :  an unstable salt NaOCl produced usually in aqueous solution and used as a bleaching and disinfecting agent




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