hexachloroethane

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noun hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane \ˌhek-sə-ˌklȯr-ō-ˈe-ˌthān\
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hexachlorethane

play \ˌhek-sə-ˌklȯr-ˈe-ˌthān\

Definition of hexachloroethane

  1. :  a toxic crystalline compound C2Cl6 used especially in smoke bombs and in the control of liver flukes in ruminants

Origin and Etymology of hexachloroethane

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1898


Medical Dictionary

hexachloroethane

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noun hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane \-ˌklōr-ə-ˈweth-ˌān, -ˌklȯr-\
variants: or

hexachlorethane

\-ˌklōr-ˈeth-ˌ, -ˌklȯr-\play

Medical Definition of hexachloroethane

  1. :  a toxic crystalline compound C2Cl6 used in the control of liver flukes in veterinary medicine


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