Definition of lindane
: a persistent organochlorine insecticide that consists chiefly of the gamma isomer of BHC
Origin and Etymology of lindane
T. van der Linden, 20th century Belgian chemist
First Known Use: circa 1949
Medical Definition of lindane
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