chloral hydrate

noun

Definition of chloral hydrate

: a bitter white crystalline drug C2H3Cl3O2 used as a hypnotic and sedative or in knockout drops

First Known Use of chloral hydrate

1874

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chloral hydrate

noun

medical Definition of chloral hydrate

: a bitter white crystalline drug C2H3Cl3O2 used as a hypnotic and sedative or in knockout drops

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