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the adduct formed by chloral hydrate and betaine; it is slowly hydrolyzed in the alimentary tract to chloral hydrate; used as a hypnotic and sedative.
chloral betaineCloral betaine, a sedative drug. A brand name is Welldorm.
chlo·ral be·ta·ine(klōrăl bātă-ēn)
Combined chloral hydrate and betaine used as a hypnotic and sedative.