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chloroacetophenone

noun chlo·ro·ace·to·phe·none \ ˌklōr-ō-ˌas-ət-(ˌ)ō-fə-ˈnōn , ˌklȯr- , -ō-ə-ˌsēt- \
variants: or chloracetophenone play \ˌklōr-ˌas-, ˌklōr-ə-ˌsēt-, ˌklȯr-\

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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