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chloroacetophenone

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

\ˌklōr-ˌas-, ˌklōr-ə-ˌsēt-, ˌklȯr-\play

Medical Definition of chloroacetophenone

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


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