Definition of Organochlorine

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any of very many chlorine substituted organic compounds, many of which are insecticides etc. ¹



2. Adjective. (chemistry) (''of an organic compound'') containing chlorine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Organochlorine

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Organochlorine

organocaesium
organocalcium
organocarbon
organocatalysis
organocatalyst
organocatalysts
organocatalytic
organocatalyzed
organocation
organocations
organocerium
organocesium
organochloride
organochlorides
organochlorinated
organochlorine (current term)
organochlorines
organochromium
organoclay
organoclays
organocobalt
organocopper
organocuprate
organocuprates
organodysprosium
organoerbium
organoeuropium
organoferric
organofluoride
organofluorides

Literary usage of Organochlorine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Quality of Our Nations Waters: Nutrients and Pesticidesby Gregory J. Fuhrer by Gregory J. Fuhrer (2000)
"organochlorine insecticides were highest in urban streams and where historical agricultural use was greatest Concentrations of organochlorine insecticides ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Patterns of accumulation of airborne organochlorine contaminants in lichens from the upper Great Lakes region of Ontario. Environ Sci Technol 135. ..."

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