Definition of Dieldrin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A cyclodiene insecticide, related to aldrin, that is a persistent organic pollutant. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dieldrin

1. an insecticide [n -S] - See also: insecticide

Medical Definition of Dieldrin

1. A toxic chlorinated organic compound that is used as an insecticide. It causes cancer and is restricted to non-agricultural applications. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dieldrin

died on the vine
diedral
diedrals
diedre
diedres
dieffenbachia
dieffenbachias
diegeses
diegesis
diegetic
diegetically
diehard
diehards
dieing
diel
dieldrin (current term)
dieldrins
dielectric
dielectric absorption
dielectric grease
dielectric heating
dielectrically
dielectrics
dielectrography
dielectrolysis
dielectron
dielectronic
dielectrons
dielectrophoresis
dielectrophoretic

Literary usage of Dieldrin

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1. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"dieldrin and hepatocyte labeling index effects. The effect of dieldrin at three ... dieldrin at 1.0 and 10 mg/kg produced a significant increase in ..."

2. Quality of Our Nations Waters: Nutrients and Pesticidesby Gregory J. Fuhrer by Gregory J. Fuhrer (2000)
"The most frequently detected insecticides in ground water were dieldrin and ... The relative abundance of dieldrin was unexpected because of its low ..."

3. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"dieldrin In many countries outside the United States, dieldrin (a ... Unlike chlordecone, signs of dieldrin poisoning in humans include severe tonic ..."

4. Sample Preparation Products Application Bibliography (1993)
"... dieldrin from Serum (Phase/Analysis: C18/GC) ... dieldrin from Food (Phase/Analysis: ... dieldrin from Groundwater (Phase/Analysis: С18(Empore)/GC/ECD) ..."

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