from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A colorless crystalline compound, , obtained by conducting dry ammonia into a solution of chloral anhydrid in chloroform. It is an analgesic and hypnotic remedy. It is official in the U. S. Pharmacopœia (eighth edition) under the name chloralformamidum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A compound of chloral and formic amide used to produce sleep.
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- noun chemistry A
compoundof chloraland formic amide, used to induce sleep.
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chloral + amide
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