nitrosochloride

noun

ni·​tro·​so·​chloride
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: any of a class of crystalline compounds obtained by the action of nitrosyl chloride or of alkyl nitrites and hydrochloric acid on unsaturated hydrocarbons (as terpenes) and characterized by the grouping >CCl−C(NO)< or >CCl−C(=NOH)<

Word History

Etymology

nitros- + chloride

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“Nitrosochloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrosochloride. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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