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mono·chlo·ro·ace·tic acid

also  mono*chlor*ace*tic acid  n :  a crystalline acid C2H3ClO2 obtained by direct chlorination of acetic acid and used in organic synthesis (as of dyes, coumarin, pharmaceuticals, weed killers, insecticides, and cosmetics) - called also chloroacetic acid  - compare TRICHLOROACETIC ACID  .
 
 

 
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