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chlo•ro•pic•rin



Pronunciation: (klôr"u-pik'rin, -pī'krin, klōr"-), [key]
n. Chem., Mil.
a colorless, somewhat oily, water-insoluble, poisonous liquid, CCl3NO2, that causes lachrymation and headache: used as an insecticide, a fungicide, in organic synthesis, and as a war gas. Also,chlorpicrin.Also called nitrochloroform.

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