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Even 10 years later, chloroform wasn’t considered necessary for the surgery.
Chloroform: A byproduct of water treatment, found at levels lower than state and national averages.
The total trihalomethanes group includes four chemicals: chloroform, bromodichloromethane, dibromochloromethane and bromoform.
According to the EWG findings, Cleveland also exceeded health guidelines in bromodichloromethane, chloroform, dibromochloromethane, dichloroacetic acid and trichloroacetic acid -- all potential carcinogens.
And a plot for a woman to seduce men, drug them with chloroform and then rob them.
Modern anesthesia is a sophisticated medical concoction, compared to chloroform on a rag or a shot of whiskey.
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Origin and Etymology of chloroform
First Known Use: 1838See Words from the same year
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Definition of chloroform for English Language Learners
: a colorless poisonous liquid
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