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hydrochloride

[hahy-druh-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-] /ˌhaɪ drəˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr-/
noun
1.
a salt, especially of an alkaloid, formed by the direct union of hydrochloric acid with an organic base that makes the organic constituent more soluble.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; hydro-2 + chloride
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrochloride

hydrochloride

/ˌhaɪdrəˈklɔːraɪd/
noun
1.
a quaternary salt formed by the addition of hydrochloric acid to an organic base, such as aniline hydrochloride, [C6H5NH3]+Cl-
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hydrochloride in Medicine

hydrochloride hy·dro·chlo·ride (hī'drə-klôr'īd')
n.
A compound resulting from the reaction of hydrochloric acid with an organic base.

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hydrochloride in Science
hydrochloride
  (hī'drə-klôr'īd')   
A salt containing the group HCl. Many important drugs are hydrochlorides.
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