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organochlorine

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adjective or·gan·o·chlo·rine \ˌȯr-gə-nō-ˈklȯr-ˌēn, ȯr-ˌga-nə-, -ən\

Definition of organochlorine

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a chlorinated hydrocarbon and especially one used as a pesticide (as aldrin, DDT, or dieldrin)

organochlorine noun


1961

First Known Use of organochlorine

1961


Medical Dictionary

organochlorine

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adjective or·gan·o·chlo·rine \ȯr-ˌgan-ə-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌēn, -ˈklȯ(ə)r-, -ən\

Medical Definition of organochlorine

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a chlorinated hydrocarbon and especially one used as a pesticide (as aldrin, DDT, or dieldrin)

organochlorine noun



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