de·​hy·​dro·​chlo·​ri·​nase (ˌ)dē-ˌhī-drə-ˈklōr-ə-ˌnās, -ˈklȯr-, -ˌnāz How to pronounce dehydrochlorinase (audio)
: an enzyme that dehydrochlorinates a chlorinated hydrocarbon (as DDT) and is found especially in some DDT resistant insects

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“Dehydrochlorinase.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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