Simple Definition of dioxin
: a poisonous chemical that is sometimes used in farming and industry
Full Definition of dioxin
: any of several persistent toxic heterocyclic hydrocarbons that occur especially as by-products of various industrial processes (as pesticide manufacture and paper making) and waste incineration; especially : tcdd
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Medical Definition of dioxin
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