Definition of hydrochloride in English:


Syllabification: hy·dro·chlo·ride
Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrəˈklôˌrīd


  • A compound of a particular organic base with hydrochloric acid: [with adjective]: cocaine hydrochloride
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    • Cocaine hydrochloride can be chemically altered to remove other substances.
    • Cocaine hydrochloride is water soluble and may be used intranasally or by intravenous injection.
    • Sibutramine hydrochloride is metabolized in the liver, reaching full concentrations in the blood stream within 3-4 hours.

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