hexachloroethane

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

Definition of hexachloroethane

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

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hexachloroethane

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

medical Definition of hexachloroethane

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

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