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Chloral hydrate

Introduction: Chloral hydrate

Description of Chloral hydrate

Chloral hydrate: a colorless crystalline drug used as a sedative; irritates the stomach and can be addictive.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Chloral hydrate: A hypnotic and sedative used in the treatment of insomnia. The safety margin is too narrow for chloral hydrate to be used as a general anesthetic in humans, but it is commonly used for that purpose in animal experiments. It is no longer considered useful as an anti-anxiety medication.
Source: Diseases Database

Chloral hydrate: hypnotic and sedative used in the treatment of insomnia; the safety margin is too narrow for chloral hydrate to be used as a general anesthetic in humans, but it is commonly used for that purpose in animal experiments; chemical formula CCL3CH(OH)2.
Source: CRISP

Chloral hydrate: A hypnotic and sedative used in the treatment of insomnia. The safety margin is too narrow for chloral hydrate to be used as a general anesthetic in humans, but it is commonly used for that purpose in animal experiments. It is no longer considered useful as an anti-anxiety medication.
Source: MeSH 2007

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More specific terms for Chloral hydrate:

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Broader terms for Chloral hydrate

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Hierarchical classifications of Chloral hydrate

The following list attempts to classify Chloral hydrate into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • depressant,downer,sedative,sedative drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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