chloralose

[ klawr-uh-lohs, klohr- ]
/ ˈklɔr əˌloʊs, ˈkloʊr- /

noun

a crystalline compound, C8H11Cl3O6, used as an animal anesthetic and bird repellent.

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Also called glucochlorose.

Origin of chloralose

First recorded in 1890–95; chloral + -ose2
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Example sentences from the Web for chloralose

  • When I carried out my research on chloralose, before studying its effects on myself, I began by giving it to cats and fowls.