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TCDD

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noun \ˌtē-(ˌ)sē-(ˌ)dē-ˈdē\

Definition of TCDD

  1. :  a carcinogenic dioxin C12H4O2Cl4 found especially as a contaminant in 2,4,5-T



Origin and Etymology of tcdd

tetra- + chlor- + dibenzo- (containing two benzene rings) + dioxin


First Known Use: 1971


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TCDD

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noun \ˌtē-ˌsē-ˌdē-ˈdē\

Medical Definition of TCDD

  1. :  a carcinogenic dioxin C12H4O2Cl4 found especially as a contaminant in 2,4,5-T—called also 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin




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