Medical Dictionary

DDT

noun \ˌdē-(ˌ)dē-ˈtē\

Medical Definition of DDT

:  a colorless odorless water-insoluble crystalline insecticide C14H9Cl5 that tends to accumulate in ecosystems and has toxic effects on many vertebrates—called also chlorophenothane, dicophane

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July 04, 2015
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rigorous, strict, or severe
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