TCDD

noun
\ ˌtē-(ˌ)sē-(ˌ)dē-ˈdē How to pronounce TCDD (audio) \

Definition of TCDD

: a carcinogenic dioxin C12H4O2Cl4 found especially as a contaminant in 2,4,5-T

First Known Use of TCDD

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for TCDD

tetra- + chlor- + dibenzo- (containing two benzene rings) + dioxin

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“TCDD.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/TCDD. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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TCDD

noun
\ ˌtē-ˌsē-ˌdē-ˈdē How to pronounce TCDD (audio) \

Medical Definition of TCDD

: a carcinogenic dioxin C12H4O2Cl4 found especially as a contaminant in 2,4,5-T

called also 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin

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