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Medical Term:

subchloride

Pronunciation: sub-klor'id

Definition: The chloride of a series that contains proportionally the greatest amount of the other element in the compound; subchloride of mercury is Hg2Cl2, whereas chloride or perchloride of mercury is HgCl2.

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