dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

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 (dī-klôr′ō-dī-fĕn′əl-trī-klôr′ō-ĕth′ān′, -fē′nəl-)
n.
DDT.
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dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

(daɪˌklɔːrəʊdaɪˌfiːnaɪltraɪˌklɔːrəʊˈiːθeɪn; -nɪl-; -ˌfɛn-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the full name for DDT
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane - an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humansdichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane - an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972
pollutant - waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
insect powder, insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
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Translations
diklorodifenyltrikloroetan

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)

n diclorodifeniltricloroetano (DDT)
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DDT (dicophane) and postmenopausal breast cancer in Europe: case-control study.
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