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[klawr-uh-lohs, klohr-]
  1. a crystalline compound, C8H11Cl3O6, used as an animal anesthetic and bird repellent.
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Origin of chloralose

First recorded in 1890–95; chloral + -ose2
Also called glucochlorose.
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Historical Examples

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

    The Pros and Cons of Vivisection

    Charles Richet