TCDD

noun \ ˌtē-(ˌ)sē-(ˌ)dē-ˈdē \

Definition of TCDD

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

Origin and Etymology of tcdd

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


Medical Dictionary

TCDD

noun \ ˌtē-ˌsē-ˌdē-ˈdē \

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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