tribromoethanol


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tribromoethanol

[trī¦brō·mō′eth·ə‚nȯl]
(pharmacology)
C2H3Br3O A white crystalline compound, melting at 79-82°C; used in medicine in anesthesia. Also known as tribromoethyl alcohol.
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