mirex


mi·rex

noun \ˈmī-ˌreks\

Definition of MIREX

:  an organochlorine insecticide C10Cl12 formerly used especially against ants

Origin of MIREX

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1962

mi·rex

noun \ˈmī-ˌreks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MIREX

: an organochlorine insecticide C10Cl12 formerly used especially against ants that is a suspected carcinogen

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