hydrochloride

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noun hy·dro·chlo·ride \ˌhī-drə-ˈklȯr-ˌīd\

Definition of hydrochloride

  1. :  a chemical complex composed of an organic base (as an alkaloid) in association with hydrogen chloride

1826

First Known Use of hydrochloride

1826


Medical Dictionary

hydrochloride

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noun hy·dro·chlo·ride \-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, -ˈklȯ(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of hydrochloride

  1. :  a salt of hydrochloric acid with an organic base used especially as a vehicle for the administration of a drug


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