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gamma benzene hexachloride

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

Medical Definition of GAMMA BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE

:  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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May 30, 2015
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