chloral hydrate

[ klawr-uh l, klohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF chloral hydrate

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For this purpose it may be given in a solution like that of chloral hydrate.

Beware also of chloral hydrate and chloroform, which physicians give to ease suffering and produce sleep.

Dr Doring, a Viennese physician, states that an ordinary dose of chloral hydrate is an unfailing remedy for sea sickness.

Specimens preserved in a 5% solution of chloral hydrate may be used if necessary.

A new test for chloral hydrate has been devised by Frank Ogston, namely, yellow sulphide of ammonium.

Chloral hydrate not only possesses these qualities, but it also is an antiferment and a pain reliever.

Chloral Hydrate, which with an alkali is converted into chloroform, has of late been much used as a narcotic and for easing pain.

Insomnia must be relieved by opiates, chloral hydrate, or other hypnotics.

This done, Rich returned the chloral hydrate to the shelf, and took down another bottle labelled quin.

Alcohol and chloral hydrate must then be given in large and frequent doses.

WORD ORIGIN

colorless liquid formed by the action of chlorine on alcohol, apparently coined by German chemist Justus von Liebig in 1833 from elements from chlorine + alcohol. Later chiefly in chloral hydrate (1874).

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