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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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chloridechlo‧ride /ˈklɔːraɪd/ noun [countable, uncountable]  HCCa chemical compound that is a mixture of chlorine and another substance sodium chloride
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chlorideOther co-products include calcium chloride, with applications ranging from the oil and chemical industries to dust-laying in coal mines.The use of calcium chloride must be discouraged because of the potential for serious burns in the infusion area.Where these materials have to be cleaned methylene chloride is the only chemical option once items are soiled.Pancreatic juice for example contains a high concentration of sodium ions, and variable concentrations of chloride and bicarbonate ions.Inorganic salts such as sodium chloride, potassium chloride and potassium iodide form eutectic mixtures with water.Appropriate management of the volume excess should include sodium chloride restriction.It can be readily seen that sodium is the principal extracellular cation and that chloride and bicarbonate are the principal extracellular anions.In the plasma, the bicarbonate concentration comprises the second largest anion fraction, with chloride being the largest anion fraction.
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