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per·meth·rin

 (pər-mĕth′rĭn)
n.
A synthetic pyrethroid, C21H20Cl2O3, used as an agricultural, industrial, and residential insecticide, to treat scabies and head lice in humans, and to control fleas and ticks in dogs.

[per- + (res)methrin, a pyrethroid (resm-, of unknown origin + (pyr)ethrin).]
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permethrin

(pɜːˈmiːθrɪn)
n
(Chemistry) a synthetic chemical compound with formula C21H20Cl2O3, effective as an insecticide and against various parasites
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permethrin

n permetrina
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