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2,2,2-trichloroethanol[¦tü ¦tü ¦tü trī¦klȯr·ō′eth·ə‚nȯl]
CCl3CH2OH A hygroscopic liquid with a boiling point of 151-153°C; soluble in water and miscible with alcohol or ether; used in medicine as a hypnotic and anesthetic. Also known as trichloroethyl alcohol.
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