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

First Known Use of DBCP

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for DBCP

di- + brom- + chlor- + propane

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The first known use of DBCP was in 1967

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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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