Definition of methoxychlor
: relatively nontoxic organochlorine insecticide C16H15Cl3O2
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Lasting damage to the brain and to the nerves has been reported for methoxychlor and others.
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Origin and Etymology of methoxychlor
meth- + oxy- + chlor-
First Known Use: 1947See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of methoxychlor
: a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide C16H15Cl3O2
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