chloralose

noun
chlo·​ral·​ose | \ ˈklȯr-ə-ˌlōs How to pronounce chloralose (audio) , -ˌlōz \

Definition of chloralose

: a bitter crystalline compound C8H11Cl3O6 used especially to anesthetize animals

First Known Use of chloralose

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chloralose was in 1893

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“Chloralose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chloralose. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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chloralose

noun
chlo·​ral·​ose | \ ˈklōr-ə-ˌlōs, ˈklȯr-, -ˌlōz How to pronounce chloralose (audio) \

Medical Definition of chloralose

: a bitter crystalline compound C8H11Cl3O6 used especially to anesthetize animals

Other Words from chloralose

chloralosed \ -​ˌlōst, -​ˌlōzd How to pronounce chloralose (audio) \ adjective

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