nChloralamide(Chem) A compound of chloral and formic amide used to produce sleep.
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nchloralamideA colorless crystalline compound, obtained by conducting dry ammonia into a solution of chloral anhydrid in chloroform. It is an analgesic and hypnotic remedy. It is official in the U. S. Pharmacopœia (eighth edition) under the name chloralformamidum.