paradichlorobenzene

noun para·di·chlo·ro·ben·zene \ ˌper-ə-ˌdī-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈben-ˌzēn , -ˌben-ˈzēn , ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of paradichlorobenzene

: a white crystalline compound C6H4Cl2 made by chlorinating benzene and used especially as a moth repellent and deodorizer

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paradichlorobenzene

noun para·di·chlo·ro·ben·zene
variants: also p-dichlorobenzene play \ˌpar-ə-ˌdī-ˌklōr-ə-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ˌklȯr-, -ˌben-ˈ\

medical Definition of paradichlorobenzene

: a white crystalline compound C6H4Cl2 made by chlorinating benzene and used chiefly as a moth repellent and deodorizer called also PDB

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