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perchloroethylene

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noun per·chlo·ro·eth·y·lene \ˌpər-ˌklōr-ō-ˈeth-ə-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of perchloroethylene

  1. :  a toxic nonflammable carcinogenic liquid C2Cl4 often used as a solvent in dry cleaning and for removal of grease from metals—called also perc, tetrachloroethylene



Variants of perchloroethylene

also perchlorethylene \-ˌklōr-ˈeth-\play

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