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chlormerodrin

[klawr-mer-uh-drin, klohr-] /klɔrˈmɛr ə drɪn, kloʊr-/
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1.
a white, bitter, odorless powder, ClHgN 2 H 11 O 2 , soluble in methanol and ethanol and slightly soluble in water, used in medicine as a diuretic.
Origin of chlormerodrin
chlor-2 + mer(cury) + -o- + -(hy)drin; see chlorohydrin
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