dinitro-o-cresol

noun

di·​ni·​tro-o-cre·​sol ˌdī-ˌnī-trō-ˌō-ˈkrē-ˌsȯl, -ˌsōl How to pronounce dinitro-o-cresol (audio)
variants also dinitro-ortho-cresol
: a yellow crystalline compound C7H6N2O5 used especially as an insecticide and herbicide

called also DNOC

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“Dinitro-o-cresol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dinitro-o-cresol. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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