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[hahy-druh-broh-mahyd, -mid]
  1. a salt formed by the direct union of hydrobromic acid and an organic base, especially an alkaloid, usually more soluble than the base.
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Origin of hydrobromide

First recorded in 1875–80; hydrobrom(ic) + -ide
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  • The hydrochloride, the hydrobromide, the hydriodide, and the nitrate have been obtained in a crystalline state.

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