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cyclodiene

noun cy·clo·di·ene \-ˈdī-ˌēn, -dī-ˈ\

Definition of CYCLODIENE

:  an organic insecticide (as dieldrin or chlordane) with a chlorinated methylene group forming a bridge across a 6-membered carbon ring
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First Known Use of CYCLODIENE

1942
Medical Dictionary

cyclodiene

noun cy·clo·di·ene \-ˈdī-ˌēn, -dī-ˈ\

Medical Definition of CYCLODIENE

:  an organic insecticide (as aldrin, dieldrin, or chlordane) with a chlorinated methylene group forming a bridge across a 6-membered carbon ring

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