Definition of oxychloro in English:

oxychloro

adjective

Chemistry
  • Attributive Of, relating to, or designating an ion consisting of oxygen and chlorine, or a hydroxyl group and chlorine.

Pronunciation

oxychloro

/ˌɒksɪˈklɔːrəʊ/ /ˌɒksɪˈklɒrəʊ/

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From oxychloro-.