methoxychlor

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noun me·thoxy·chlor \me-ˈthäk-si-ˌklȯr\

Definition of methoxychlor

  1. :  relatively nontoxic organochlorine insecticide C16H15Cl3O2

Origin and Etymology of methoxychlor

meth- + oxy- + chlor-


First Known Use: 1947


Medical Dictionary

methoxychlor

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noun me·thoxy·chlor \me-ˈthäk-si-ˌklō(ə)r, -ˌklȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of methoxychlor

  1. :  a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide C16H15Cl3O2


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