DBCP

noun \ ˌdē-(ˌ)bē-(ˌ)sē-ˈpē \

Definition of DBCP

:a compound C3H5Br2Cl used especially formerly as an agricultural pesticide that is a suspected carcinogen and cause of sterility in human males

Origin and Etymology of dbcp

di- + brom- + chlor- + propane


Medical Dictionary

DBCP

noun \ ˌdē-(ˌ)bē-(ˌ)sē-ˈpē \

medical Definition of DBCP

:a halocarbon compound C3H5Br2Cl used as an agricultural pesticide that is a suspected carcinogen and cause of sterility in human males called also dibromochloropropane

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