hexachlorocyclohexane

noun

hexa·​chlo·​ro·​cy·​clo·​hex·​ane ˌhek-sə-ˌklōr-ō-ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-ˌsān, -ˌklȯr- How to pronounce hexachlorocyclohexane (audio)
: a derivative of cyclohexane containing six atoms of chlorine
especially : benzene hexachloride

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“Hexachlorocyclohexane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hexachlorocyclohexane. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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