chloroformize

transitive verb
chlo·​ro·​form·​ize
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of chloroformize

immunology
: to treat with chloroform (especially a living antigen for purposes of attenuation)

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History and Etymology for chloroformize

chloroform entry 1 + -ize

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“Chloroformize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chloroformize. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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