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trichloromethane

[trahy-klawr-oh-meth-eyn, -klohr-] /traɪˌklɔr oʊˈmɛθ eɪn, -ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
chloroform (def 1).
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; tri- + chloro-2 + methane
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  • Also called trichloromethane civilization: noun: complex way of life that developed as humans began to develop urban settlements.
  • Other names for chloroform are trichloromethane and methyl trichloride.
trichloromethane in Medicine

trichloromethane tri·chlo·ro·meth·ane (trī-klôr'ō-měth'ān')
n.
Chloroform.

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