chloralism


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chlo·ral·ism

(klōr'ăl-izm),
Habitual use of chloral compounds as an intoxicant, or the symptoms caused thereby.
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chloralism

(1) An obsolete term for the habitual abuse of chloral hydrate.
(2) Chloral hydrate poisoning (preferred in the working medical parlance).
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