hydrochloride

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

Definition of hydrochloride

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

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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

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

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