Definition of trichloroethylene
: a nonflammable toxic liquid C2HCl3 used especially as an industrial solvent
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There’s a January request from Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for information about the health effects of trichloroethylene contamination of drinking water in Rockford, Ill.
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Medical Definition of trichloroethylene
: a nonflammable liquid C2HCl3 used as a solvent and in medicine as an anesthetic and analgesic—abbreviation TCE
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