hypochlorite

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hy·po·chlor·ite

(hī'pō-klōr'īt),
A salt of hypochlorous acid.

hypochlorite

/hy·po·chlo·rite/ (-klor´īt) any salt of hypochlorous acid; used as a medicinal agent with disinfectant action, particularly as a diluted solution of sodium hypochlorite.

hypochlorite

Bleach, ClO– and salts

hy·po·chlor·ite

(hī'pō-klōr'īt)
A salt of hypochlorous acid.

hypochlorite

any salt of hydrochlorous acid. The sodium salt is used as a germicidal agent when mixed in dilute solution. See also sodium hypochlorite.