Definition of Ethylene tetrachloride
1. Noun. Anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes.
Generic synonyms: Anthelminthic, Anthelmintic, Helminthic, Vermifuge
Medical Definition of Ethylene tetrachloride
1. An anthelmintic against hookworm and other nematodes. Synonym: carbon dichloride, ethylene tetrachloride, tetrachloroethylene. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Ethylene tetrachloride
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1. Victor Von Richter's Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1901)
"On conducting its vapors through a red-hot tube they decompose into ethylene tetrachloride and chlorine : C,C1. ..."