dichloride

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dichloride

[dī′klȯr‚īd]
(chemistry)
Any inorganic salt or organic compound that has two chloride atoms in its molecule.
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In 1889, Halsted's theatre sister, Miss Caroline Hampton, developed severe eczema of her hands as result of repeatedly soaking her sensitive skin in carbolic acid followed by bichloride of mercury.
Keeley and his bichloride of gold cure for inebriates, certainly an example of patent medicine quackery at high tide, she does not devote much space to medically-based recovery therapies of the pre-Prohibition era.
Their advertisements and news items inform of first uses of chloroform in New Zealand at Auckland's Colonial Hospital in June 1848, refrigeration analgesia in Dunedin in 1867, of both nitrous oxide and methylene bichloride in 1878 and topical cocaine in June 1885.