chloroethyl

noun
chlo·​ro·​ethyl
plural -s

Definition of chloroethyl

: a chloro derivative of ethyl especially : the beta or 2-derivative ClCH2CH2

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History and Etymology for chloroethyl

International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + ethyl

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“Chloroethyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chloroethyl. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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