Medical Definition of Chlorophenothane

1. 1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane;an insecticide that came into prominence during and after World War II. For a time it proved very effective, but insect populations rapidly developed tolerance for it, hence much of its original effectiveness has been lost; general usage is now widely discouraged because of the toxicity that results from the environmental persistence of this agent. Synonym: chlorophenothane, dicophane. Acronym: DDT (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorophenothane

chlorometry
chloromuconate cycloisomerase
chloromycetin
chloromyeloma
chloronium
chloronium ion
chloropal
chloropals
chloropenia
chloropercha
chloropercha method
chlorophacinone
chlorophenol
chlorophenol 4-monooxygenase
chlorophenols
chlorophenothane (current term)
chlorophenyl
chlorophenylhydrazone
chlorophenylhydrazones
chlorophenyls
chlorophetanol
chlorophoenicite
chlorophyl
chlorophyll
chlorophyll a
chlorophyll b
chlorophyll b reductase
chlorophyll c
chlorophyll d
chlorophyll esterase

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