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hexachlorophene

noun hexa·chlo·ro·phene \-ˈklr-ə-ˌfēn\

Definition of HEXACHLOROPHENE

:  a powdered phenolic bacteria-inhibiting agent C13H6Cl6O2

Origin of HEXACHLOROPHENE

hexa- + chlor- + phenol
First Known Use: 1948
Medical Dictionary

hexachlorophene

noun hexa·chlo·ro·phene \-ˈklōr-ə-ˌfēn, -ˈklr-\

Medical Definition of HEXACHLOROPHENE

:  a powdered phenolic bacteria-inhibiting agent C13Cl6H6O2

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