dibenzofuran


di·ben·zo·fu·ran

noun \ˌdī-ˌben-zō-ˈfy-ˌran, -fyə-ˈran\

Definition of DIBENZOFURAN

:  a highly toxic chemical compound C12H8O that is used in chemical synthesis and as an insecticide and is a hazardous pollutant when chlorinated

First Known Use of DIBENZOFURAN

1940

di·ben·zo·fu·ran

noun \ˌdī-ˌben-zō-ˈfy-ˌran, -fyə-ˈran\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIBENZOFURAN

: a highly toxic chemical compound C12H8O that is used in chemical synthesis and as an insecticide and is a hazardous pollutant in its chlorinated form

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