organochlorine


or·gan·o·chlo·rine

adjective \ˌr-gə-nō-ˈklr-ˌēn, r-ˌga-nə-, -ən\

Definition of ORGANOCHLORINE

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

First Known Use of ORGANOCHLORINE

1961

or·gan·o·chlo·rine

adjective \r-ˌgan-ə-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌēn, -ˈkl(ə)r-, -ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ORGANOCHLORINE

: 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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