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BHC

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noun \ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈsē\

Definition of BHC

  1. 1 :  any of several stereoisomeric chlorine derivatives C6H6Cl6 of cyclohexane in which the chlorine atoms are all attached to different carbon atoms

  2. 2 :  lindane



Origin of bhc

benzene hexachloride


First Known Use: 1946


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BHC

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noun \ˌbē-(ˌ)āch-ˈsē\

Medical Definition of BHC




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