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chloralose

[klawr-uh-lohs, klohr-] /ˈklɔr əˌloʊs, ˈkloʊr-/
noun
1.
a crystalline compound, C 8 H 11 Cl 3 O 6 , used as an animal anesthetic and bird repellent.
Also called glucochlorose.
Origin of chloralose
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; chloral + -ose2
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  • When I carried out my research on chloralose, before studying its effects on myself, I began by giving it to cats and fowls.

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