cyclodiene

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

Definition of cyclodiene

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

1942

First Known Use of cyclodiene

1942


Medical Dictionary

cyclodiene

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noun cy·clo·di·ene \-ˈdī-ˌēn, -dī-ˈ\

Medical Definition of cyclodiene

  1. :  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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