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nitrogen trichloride

noun nitrogen tri·chlor·ide
\-(ˈ)trī-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, -ˈkl(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of NITROGEN TRICHLORIDE

:  a pungent volatile explosive yellow oil NCl3 that was formerly used in bleaching and aging flour but was discontinued because of deleterious effects (as epilepsy) produced in laboratory animals fed on bread made from the bleached flour
April 26, 2015
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