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gamma benzene hexachloride

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noun gamma benzene hexa·chlo·ride \-ˌhek-sə-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, -ˈklȯ(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of gamma benzene hexachloride

  1. :  the gamma isomer of benzene hexachloride that comprises the insecticide lindane and is used in medicine especially as a scabicide and pediculicide in a one-percent cream, lotion, or shampoo—called also gamma BHC




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