chloroacetic acid

An acetic acid in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by chlorine. According to the number of atoms so displaced the acid is called monochloroacetic (chloroacetic), dichloroacetic, or trichloroacetic. SYN: chloracetic acid.

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chlo·ro·ace·tic acid .klōr-ō-ə-.sēt-ik- also chlor·ace·tic acid .klōr-ə- n MONOCHLOROACETIC ACID

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chlo·ro·ace·tic ac·id (klor″o-ə-seґtik) a strong acid, CH2ClCOOH, used as a laboratory reagent.

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  • chloroacetic — /klawr oh euh see tik, euh set ik, klohr /, adj. of or derived from chloroacetic acid. [CHLORO 2 + ACETIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • chloroacetic — /klawr oh euh see tik, euh set ik, klohr /, adj. of or derived from chloroacetic acid. [CHLORO 2 + ACETIC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trichloroacetic acid — Chembox new Name = Trichloroacetic acid ImageFileL1 = Trichloroacetic acid 2D skeletal.png ImageSizeL1 =100px ImageFileR1 = Trichloroacetic acid 3D vdW.png ImageSizeR1 =120px ImageFile2 = Trichloroacetic acid elpot.png ImageSize2 =150px IUPACName …   Wikipedia

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