chloral hydrate


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chloral hydrate

n.
A colorless crystalline compound, C2H3Cl3O2, used as a sedative and hypnotic drug and in the manufacture of DDT.
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chloral hydrate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline soluble solid produced by the reaction of chloral with water and used as a sedative and hypnotic; 2,2,2-trichloro-1,1-ethanediol. Formula: CCl3CH(OH)2
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Noun1.chloral hydrate - a colorless crystalline drug used as a sedative; irritates the stomach and can be addictive
knockout drops - chloral hydrate in combination with alcohol; usually administered surreptitiously to make the drinker unconscious
depressant, downer, sedative, sedative drug - a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
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chloral hydrate

n hidrato de cloral
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Chloral hydrate (CH) is a hydrocarbon historically used as a sedative, hypnotic, and anxiolytic agent mainly in radiological imaging procedures.
mirabilis such as increase the concentration of agar (2.5-3.0% w/v) or coalescent growth inhibitors like boric acid (1 in 100), sodium azide (1 in 5000), chloral hydrate (1 in 500) and sulphonamide.
Chloral hydrate was then added in different concentrations, as a result the bleaching reaction expedites and in accordance the dose range diminishes to be 35kGy.
Rats were anesthetized with chloral hydrate (300 mg/kg, i.p.) and subjected to MCAO as previously described with slight modifications [7].
Briefly, the rats were anaesthetized by 10% of chloral hydrate (3ml/kg BW, i.p.) and the right carotid bifurcation, the right common carotid artery (CCA), the right internal carotid artery (ICA), and the right external carotid artery (ECA) were exposed to the performer by a ventral neck incision.
At the end of the experiment, after fasting for 24 h, all rats were anesthetized with chloral hydrate injection in the abdomen cavity and sacrificed.
In both irradiation and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, all animal experiment procedures were performed under general anesthesia using 10% chloral hydrate anesthesia (Sinopharm Chemical Reagent Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China, 0.4 ml/100 g body weight, intraperitoneal [i.p.] injection).
Small quantity of the powder was placed on the slide which then was mounted two drops of chloral hydrate and covered with a cover slip and examined under microscope.
Among 25 included studies, one study used ether cotton balls to induce anesthesia [33], two studies used urethane [17, 26], eleven studies used chloral hydrate [16, 23, 27, 28, 30, 32, 35-38, 40], four studies used pentobarbital sodium [18, 20, 31, 39], three studies did not report anesthesia [24, 29, 34], and the remaining four studies did not report the method of executing the animals [19, 21, 22, 25].