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calcium hypochlorite

noun
1.
a white, crystalline compound, Ca(OCl) 2 , used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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calcium hypo-chlorite in Medicine

calcium hypochlorite n.
A white crystalline solid used as a bactericide, fungicide, and bleaching agent.

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