metachloral definition

  • noun:
    • A white, amorphous, insoluble material thought to be a polymeric number of chloral.
    • A white, amorphous, insoluble substance considered a polymeric selection of chloral.
    • A white tasteless solid human body, insoluble in water, formed whenever chloral is kept for some time in touch with strong sulphuric acid. It is a polymerid of chloral. This indicates to look like chloral hydrate with its pharmacodynamic properties.
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