chloral hydrate
noun Date: 1874 a bitter white crystalline drug C2H3Cl3O2 used as a hypnotic and sedative or in knockout drops

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  • Chloral hydrate — IUPAC name 2,2,2 trichloroethane 1,1 diol …   Wikipedia

  • chloral hydrate — n. a colorless, crystalline compound, CCl3·CH(OH) 2, used chiefly as a sedative * * * ▪ drug also called  chloral        the first synthetically produced sedative hypnotic drug, commonly used in the late 19th century to treat insomnia and still… …   Universalium

  • chloral hydrate — n. 1. a chemical substance ({CCl3.CH(OH)2}) which is a hydrate of trichloroacetaldehyde. It crystallizes as white monoclinic plates, obtained by treating chloral with water. It produces sleep when taken internally or hypodermically, and is used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chloral hydrate — n a bitter white crystalline drug C2H3Cl3O2 used as a hypnotic and sedative or in knockout drops * * * a sedative and hypnotic drug administered by mouth as a syrup, mainly in children and the elderly, to induce sleep; its derivative chloral… …   Medical dictionary

  • chloral hydrate — n. a colorless, crystalline compound, CCl3·CH(OH) 2, used chiefly as a sedative …   English World dictionary

  • chloral hydrate — chloralio hidratas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CCl₃CH(OH)₂ atitikmenys: angl. chloral hydrate rus. хлоральгидрат ryšiai: sinonimas – 2,2,2 trichloretan 1,1 diolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chloral hydrate — /ˌklɔrəl ˈhaɪdreɪt/ (say .klawruhl huydrayt) noun a white, crystalline substance, CCl3CH(OH)2, formed by combining liquid chloral with water, and used as a hypnotic …   Australian English dictionary

  • chloral hydrate — a sedative and hypnotic drug formerly widely used (as an oral solution) to induce sleep, mainly in children and the elderly; its derivative cloral betaine (Welldorm) is formulated as tablets. Nausea, vomiting, and other gastrointestinal side… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • chloral hydrate — noun a colorless crystalline drug used as a sedative; irritates the stomach and can be addictive • Hypernyms: ↑sedative, ↑sedative drug, ↑depressant, ↑downer • Hyponyms: ↑knockout drops …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acetylglycinamide chloral hydrate — drugbox IUPAC name = CAS number = ATC prefix = N05 ATC suffix = CC03 PubChem = DrugBank = chemical formula = molecular weight = bioavailability = protein bound = metabolism = elimination half life = excretion = pregnancy AU = pregnancy US =… …   Wikipedia

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