Chloralism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chloralism (Med) A morbid condition of the system resulting from excessive use of chloral.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chloralism The habit or practice of using chloral.
    • n chloralism A diseased state of the system marked by varying symptoms arising from the incautious or habitual use of chloral. In extreme cases it is marked by moral degradation similar to that which characterizes alcoholism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Chloralism the habit of using chloral, a morbid state induced by such
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. chlōros, pale-green.

Usage

In literature:

Bromide of potassium 1/2 ounce with chloral 30 grains, repeated if necessary.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Still another narcotizes him with opium, belladonna, and chloral.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
These powders contain no Morphine, Opium, Anti-pyrine or chloral.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
She glanced at his watch lying upon the table beside the chloral bottle.
"Peak and Prairie" by Anna Fuller
First, intemperance in the use of liquor, secondly, of tobacco, and thirdly, of opium and chloral.
"The Youth's Companion" by Various
Once she heard with real regret that Lenore had lost her memory, and chloral was hinted at as the cause.
"The Lowest Rung" by Mary Cholmondeley
He said the chloral he had taken daring the journey was upon him, and he could not see.
"Recollections of Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1883" by T. Hall Caine
If the pain is severe, morphia or chloral should be given.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Look here, would a dose of chloral do any good?
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
If chloroform, for some reason or other, cannot be employed, many other anaesthetics, such as chloral and morphia, may be used.
"The Pros and Cons of Vivisection" by Charles Richet
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In poetry:

Far footfalls clank.
The bad burn waits with his head unbandaged.
My neighbour chokes in the clutch of chloral . . .
O, a gruesome world!
"Interior" by William Ernest Henley

In science:

Surgical preparation and procedure for inducing transient focal cerebral ischemia Rats were anesthetized with chloral hydrate (300 mg/kg body weight, i.p.).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Two hours after the EB injection, the rats were anesthetized with chloral hydrate and perfused with physiological saline through the left ventricle until colorless perfusion fluid was obtained from the vena cava (150-200 mL of saline).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
These animals were housed five per cage, exposed to a 12-h light/dark cycle, and had free access to food and water throughout the study period. The gerbils were anesthetized with chloral hydrate (300 mg/kg, i.p.).
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Male Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus; 60-75 g) were anesthetized with chloral hydrate (300 mg/kg, i.p.) and subjected to both common carotid arteries occlusion for 5 min, exactly as in our previous work .
The highly selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor DFU is neuroprotective when given several hours after transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Permanent focal ischemia model Rats were anesthetized with chloral hydrate (300 mg/kg body weight, i.p.). Once surgical levels of anesthesia were attained (assessed by absence of hind leg withdrawal to pinch), ischemia was induced by using an occluding intraluminal suture [9,22,24].
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
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