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The univalent anionic ClO group derived from hypochlorous acid, or a compound containing this group.


(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid


(ˌhaɪ pəˈklɔr aɪt, -ˈkloʊr-)

a salt or ester of hypochlorous acid.
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Noun1.hypochlorite - any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
calcium hypochlorite - any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
sodium hypochlorite - an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant
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acquisition of sodium hypochlorite and sodium hydroxide by the companies of the guas de portugal group.
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Calcium hypochlorite (Ca[(OCl).sub.2]) is used for industrial sterilization as well as for the whitening, treatment, and purification of water because it is easily dissolved in distilled water (11, 12).
Such variation in response to sodium hypochlorite could be related to the variation in methodology, form (gel versus liquid) and concentration of sodium hypochlorite, time of application [19], and many other factors that will be discussed in detail in this review.
Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) is the most widely used disinfectant in many industries despite the increasing availability of other disinfectants.
Our current approach for children referred with recurrent SSTI is household decolonization with nasal mupirocin and daily hexachloradine baths or showers or hypochlorite baths.
56 incisors were endodontically prepared with the ProtaperA system and were irrigated with Sodium hypochlorite at 2.5%.
Gas-phase chlorine dioxide treatments were more effective than hypochlorite treatments at penetrating into confined topographical features to effectively deactivate biofilms.
Hypochlorite ion is a non-selective, highly reactive oxidant for a wide range of cellular and subcellular compounds, and inactivation of enzymes and interference of DNA synthesis were reported (Albrich et al., 1981; McKenna and Davies, 1988; Rakita et al., 1990; Ducan and Daniele, 1996).
Sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) is the active constituent in chlorine bleach, a powerful oxidizer and bleaching agent.