or·​tho·​dichlorobenzene | \ "+\

Definition of orthodichlorobenzene

: a volatile oily liquid compound C6H4Cl2 made by chlorination of benzene and used chiefly as a solvent and cleaner, heat-transfer, medium, and insecticide written systematically with italic ortho- or o-

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History and Etymology for orthodichlorobenzene

orth- + dichlorobenzene

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