Definition of hydrochloride in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrəˈklôrīd/


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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Syllabification: hy·dro·chlo·ride

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