Chemistry, pharmacology : a colorless, volatil, nonflammable, slightly water-soluble, pungent, sweet-tasting liquid. CHCl3, usually derived from acetone, acetaldehyde, or ethyl alcohol by the reaction of chloride of lime. Used chiefly in medicine as a solvent and formerly as an anesthetic. Also called trichloromethane
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