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Plants treated with the chlorinated hydrocarbon BHC (henzene hexachloride) or with an isomer of BHC called lindane became monstrously deformed, with tumorlike swellings on their roots.
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Origin and Etymology of lindane
First Known Use: circa 1949See Words from the same year
medical Definition of lindane
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