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chlo•ra•mine



Pronunciation: (klôr'u-mēn", klōr'-, klô-ram'ēn, klō-), [key]
n.
1. an unstable, colorless liquid, NH2Cl, with a pungent odor, derived from ammonia.
2. any of a class of compounds obtained by replacing a hydrogen atom of an =NH or -NH2 group with chlorine.

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