cyclodiene

noun cy·clo·di·ene \ ˌsī-klō-ˈdī-ˌēn , -dī-ˈēn \

Definition of cyclodiene

: an organic insecticide (such as dieldrin or chlordane) with a chlorinated methylene group forming a bridge across a 6-membered carbon ring

First Known Use of cyclodiene

1942


Medical Dictionary

cyclodiene

noun cy·clo·di·ene \ -ˈdī-ˌēn, -dī-ˈ \

medical Definition of cyclodiene

: an organic insecticide (as aldrin, dieldrin, or chlordane) with a chlorinated methylene group forming a bridge across a 6-membered carbon ring

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