butyl chloral hydrate

noun

Definition of butyl chloral hydrate

: a bitter crystalline compound CH3CHClCCl2CH(OH)2 obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of chloral hydrate and used similarly

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“Butyl chloral hydrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butyl%20chloral%20hydrate. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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