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chlorous

[klawr-uh s, klohr-] /ˈklɔr əs, ˈkloʊr-/
adjective
1.
containing trivalent chlorine.
2.
of or derived from chlorous acid.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; chlor-2 + -ous
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  • Method for optimizing the efficacy of chlorous acid and other disinfecting sprays for poultry and other meats.
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chlorous

/ˈklɔːrəs/
adjective
1.
of or containing chlorine in the trivalent state
2.
of or containing chlorous acid
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