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2,4,5–T

noun \-ˌfīv-ˈtē\

Definition of 2,4,5-T

:  an irritant crystalline compound C8H5Cl3O3 used especially formerly chiefly as an herbicide and defoliant

Origin of 2,4,5-T

tri-
First Known Use: 1946

2,4,5–T

noun \-ˌfīv-ˈtē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of 2,4,5–T

:  an irritant compound C8H5Cl3O3 used especially as an herbicide and defoliant—called also trichlorophenoxyacetic acid; see agent orange

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