heptachlor

noun hep·ta·chlor \ ˈhep-tə-ˌklȯr \

Definition of heptachlor

: a cyclodiene chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticide C10H5Cl7 that causes liver disease in animals and is a suspected human carcinogen

Origin and Etymology of heptachlor

hepta- + chlorine


Medical Dictionary

heptachlor

noun hep·ta·chlor \ ˈhep-tə-ˌklō(ə)r, -ˌklȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of heptachlor

: a persistent cyclodiene chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticide C10H5Cl7 that causes liver disease in animals and is a suspected human carcinogen

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