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(ˈklɔːrələʊz; ˈklɔːrələʊs)
(Chemistry) an anaesthetic and sedative composed of chloral and glucose, also used as a preparation to kill birds and rodents
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(ˈklɔr əˌloʊs, ˈkloʊr-)

a crystalline compound, C8H11Cl3O6, used as an animal anesthetic.
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Most common chemicals that are used as avicides are DRC-1339 (chemically known as 3-chloro-4-methylaniline hydrochloride or starling), CPTH (3-chloro-p-toluidine), Avitrol (4-aminopyridine) and Chloralose among others.
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after toxicology tests showed the buzzard died of suspected chloralose poisoning.
First, all rats were fed for 2 days to acclimatize them to the environment and then anesthetized by intraperitoneally injecting a mixture of 25% urethane (Shanghai Hengyuan Biotechnology Co., Ltd., China) and 1% chloralose (Shanghai Yangguang Biotechnology Co., Ltd., China) (3 ml/kg).
Mice were anesthetized via intramuscular injection with 13.3% ethyl carbamate plus 0.5% chloralose (0.65 mL/kg) before carotid vein cannulation.
As the studies mentioned above used chloralose as an anesthetic [1, 2], sevoflurane could inhibit the vasoconstriction induced by hyperthermia.
A review of lab animal anesthesia with chloral hydrate and chloralose. Lab.