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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