[ok-si-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
- a compound having oxygen and chlorine atoms bonded to another element, as bismuth oxychloride, BiOCl.
Origin of oxychloride
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There seems little doubt that the so-called dialysed iron is an oxychloride of the metal.
The comparative freedom from taste and easy assimilation of the oxychloride of iron render it a valuable therapeutic agent.
It turns dirty violet on exposure to air and light; in moist air it absorbs oxygen and forms an oxychloride.
The filtered fluid gives on addition of sodic chloride a precipitate of oxychloride.
This, again, is distinguished from oxychloride of antimony by its insolubility in tartaric acid.