calcium hypochlorite

noun

Definition of calcium hypochlorite

  1. :  a white powder CaCl2O2 used especially as a bleaching agent and disinfectant

1875

First Known Use of calcium hypochlorite

1875


Medical Dictionary

calcium hypochlorite

noun

Medical Definition of calcium hypochlorite

  1. :  a chlorine-containing white powder CaCl2O2 used especially as a bleaching agent, disinfectant, bactericide, and fungicide


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