Definition of lindane
: a persistent organochlorine insecticide that consists chiefly of the gamma isomer of BHC
Origin of lindane
T. van der Linden, 20th century Belgian chemist
First Known Use: circa 1949
Medical Definition of lindane
: an insecticide consisting of not less than 99 percent gamma benzene hexachloride that is used especially in agriculture and is biodegraded very slowly
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