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chlormerodrin

[klawr-mer-uh-drin, klohr-]
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noun
  1. a white, bitter, odorless powder, ClHgN2H11O2, soluble in methanol and ethanol and slightly soluble in water, used in medicine as a diuretic.
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Origin of chlormerodrin

chlor-2 + mer(cury) + -o- + -(hy)drin; see chlorohydrin
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