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obidoxime chloride


a chloride used as an antidote for nerve gases such as sarin or VX


substance noun (substance and materials)


obidoxime chlorides

Type of:

antidote » remedy » medicine » drug

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references


Obidoxime | C14H16N4O3+2 [chemical formula]

a member of the oxime family used to treat nerve gas poisoning. Oximes are drugs known for their ability to reverse the binding of organophosphorus compounds to the enzyme acetylcholinesterase. AChE is an enzyme that removes acetylcholine from the... (39 of 522 words)


Collins Dictionary:

chloride | muriate [obsolete]

any salt of hydrochloric acid, containing the chloride ion Cl- | any compound containing a chlorine atom, such as methyl chloride ... (20 of 436 words, 2 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


chemical compound containing chlorine. Most chlorides are salts that are formed either by direct union of chlorine with a metal or by reaction of ... (24 of 274 words, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

chloride [chemistry]

a compound of chlorine with another element or group, especially a salt of the anion Cl- or an organic compound with chlorine bonded to an alkyl group (27 of 65 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)



Syllabification: (chlo┬Ěride) | [chemistry] | a compound of chlorine with another element or group, especially a salt of the anion Cl_ or an ... (21 of 59 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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chloride | muriate [chloride]

a compound of chlorine with another element or group ; especially, a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid | a monovalent anion consisting of one atom of ... (26 of 57 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

chloride [countable/uncountable, chemistry] | chlorides [plural]

a chemical that consists partly of chlorine, usually with one other element (12 of 39 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

chloride | CH3Cl [chemical formula, sense-specific]

a salt of hydrochloric acid consisting of two elements, one of which is chlorine, as sodium chloride, NaCl. | a compound containing chlorine, as ... (23 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

chloride [specialized]

a chemical compound that is a mixture of chlorine and another substance (12 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)



chloride [chemistry] | chlorides [plural] | muriate [obsolete, inorganic chemistry] | muriates [obsolete, inorganic chemistry, plural]

any salt of hydrochloric acid, such as sodium chloride, or any binary compound of chlorine and another element or radical (20 of 22 words)


New World Dictionary:


a compound in which chlorine is combined with any of certain other elements or with a radical (17 of 19 words, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

chloride | chloridic [adjective, related]

A binary compound of chlorine. (5 of 12 words, pronunciations)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

antidote [chemical agent]

Remedy to counteract the effects of a poison or toxin. Administered by mouth, intravenously, or sometimes on the skin, it may work by directly ... (24 of 90 words)


Encarta Dictionary:

chloride | chlorides [plural]

a compound containing chlorine and one other element (8 of 31 words, pronunciations)

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