Definition of alphachloralose in English:

alphachloralose

noun

  • The active isomer of chloralose, used as a pesticide against birds and rodents, and in veterinary medicine as an anaesthetic and sedative.

Origin

Late 19th century. From alpha + chloralose.

Pronunciation

alphachloralose

/ˌalfəˈklɔːrələʊs/