Definition of Chloralose

1. Noun. An avicide and rodenticide, also used in neuroscience and veterinary medicine as an anaesthetic and sedative. ¹



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Definition of Chloralose

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Medical Definition of Chloralose

1. A derivative of chloral hydrate that was used as a sedative but has been replaced by safer and more effective drugs. Its most common use is as a general anaesthetic in animal experiments. Pharmacological action: sedatives, nonbarbiturate, anaesthetics, intravenous. Chemical name: alpha-D-Glucofuranose, 1,2-O-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)-, (R)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chloralose

chloracnegen
chloracnegens
chloracnes
chloraemia
chloragosome
chloral
chloral alcoholate
chloral betaine
chloral hydrate
chloralamide
chloralamides
chloralism
chloralkali
chloralkaline
chloralkalis
chloralose (current term)
chloralosed
chloraloses
chlorals
chloralum
chloraluminite
chlorambucil
chloramide
chloramides
chloramine
chloramine-T
chloramine B
chloramine T
chloramines
chloraminophene

Literary usage of Chloralose

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"chloralose is one of the most recent hypnotics, having been introduced by Professor Richet and ... I gave her ten grains of chloralose suspended in milk, ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1894)
"AF In F^r6's hands chloralose proved a valuable hypnotic, without unpleasant ... PM chloralose in the Treatment of Epilepsy, Hysteria and Chorea—By Chas. ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1894)
"AF In F6r^'s hands chloralose proved a valuable hypnotic, without unpleasant ... PM chloralose in the Treatment of Epilepsy, Hysteria and Chorea—By Chas. ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1896)
"(9 grains) of chloralose the patients fell asleep, and on waking they were free from delirium, and soon recovered from their illness. ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1894)
"chloralose. — Petit and Polonovski give the rotatory power of n-chlor- alose, ... Sodium carbonate also attacks chloralose when heated, sodium chloride and ..."

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