hexachloroethane


hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane

noun \ˌhek-sə-ˌklr-ō-ˈe-ˌthān\

Definition of HEXACHLOROETHANE

:  a toxic crystalline compound C2Cl6 used especially in smoke bombs and in the control of liver flukes in ruminants

Variants of HEXACHLOROETHANE

hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane or hexa·chlor·eth·ane \-ˌklr-ˈe-\

Origin of HEXACHLOROETHANE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1898

hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane

noun \-ˌklōr-ə-ˈweth-ˌān, -ˌklr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEXACHLOROETHANE

: a toxic crystalline compound C2Cl6 used in the control of liver flukes in veterinary medicine

Variants of HEXACHLOROETHANE

hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane or hexa·chlor·eth·ane \-ˌklōr-ˈeth-ˌ, -ˌklr-\

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