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lindane

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noun lin·dane \ˈlin-ˌdān\

Definition of lindane

  1. :  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


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lindane

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noun lin·dane \ˈlin-ˌdān\

Medical Definition of lindane

  1. :  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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