Meaning of ethchlorvynol

eth•chlor•vy•nol

Pronunciation: (eth"klôr-vīn'l, -klōr-), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a colorless to yellow, pungent, aromatic liquid, CHClO, used as a hypnotic and sedative, esp. in the short-term management of insomnia.
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