chloroacetophenone

noun
chlo·​ro·​ace·​to·​phe·​none | \ ˌklōr-ō-ˌas-ət-(ˌ)ō-fə-ˈnōn How to pronounce chloroacetophenone (audio) , ˌklȯr- How to pronounce chloroacetophenone (audio) , -ō-ə-ˌsēt- \
variants: or chloracetophenone \ ˌklōr-​ˌas-​, ˌklōr-​ə-​ˌsēt-​, ˌklȯr-​ How to pronounce chloracetophenone (audio) \

Medical Definition of chloroacetophenone

: a chlorine derivative of acetophenone especially : the alpha derivative C8H7ClO used especially in solution as a tear gas abbreviation CN

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“Chloroacetophenone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chloroacetophenone. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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