gamma benzene hexachloride


gamma benzene hexa·chlo·ride

noun
\-ˌhek-sə-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, -ˈkl(ə)r-\

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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