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[′al·fə ¦klȯr·ə‚lōs]
(organic chemistry)
C8H11O6Cl3 Needlelike crystals with a melting point of 87°C; soluble in glacial acetic acid and ether; used on seed grains as a bird repellent and as a hypnotic for animals. Also known as chloralosane; glucochloral.
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