tetrachlorethylene

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tet·ra·chlo·ro·eth·yl·ene

 (tĕt′rə-klôr′ō-ĕth′ə-lēn′) also tet·ra·chlor·eth·yl·ene (-klôr-ĕth′-)
n.
Perchloroethylene.
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Noun1.tetrachlorethylene - anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes
anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
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Nijenhuis I, Andert J, Beck K, Kastner M, Diekert G, Riehnow H (2005) Stable isotope fraction of tetrachloroethene during reductive dechlorination by Sulfurospirillum multivorans and Desulfitobacterium sp.
She is today a driving force in a university researcher/environmental consulting company collaboration that has taken the snake oil and pixie dust out of bioaugmentation in which naturally existing microbes are applied to the degradation of tetrachloroethene (PCE) and trichloroethene (TCE).
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Greenpeace has found chemicals such as carbon tetrachloride, chloroform, trichloroethene, tetrachloroethene, and dichlorobenzene, in concentrations ranging from five to 600 times the safety limits.
The starting point for this theory was their discovery in the south of Russia and South Africa that microbial processes in present-day salt lakes naturally produce and emit highly volatile halocarbons such as chloroform, trichloroethene, and tetrachloroethene.