DDE

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noun \ˌdē-(ˌ)dē-ˈē\

Definition of DDE

  1. :  a persistent organochlorine C15H8Cl4 that is produced by the metabolic breakdown of DDT

Origin and Etymology of dde

dichlor- + diphenyl + ethylene


First Known Use: 1949


Medical Dictionary

DDE

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noun \-ˈē\

Medical Definition of DDE

  1. :  a persistent organochlorine C15H8Cl4 that is produced by the metabolic breakdown of DDT


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