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(Elements & Compounds) another name for chloroform
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|Noun||1.||trichloromethane - a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic; "chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic"|
inhalation anaesthetic, inhalation anesthetic, inhalation general anaesthetic, inhalation general anesthetic - a gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom