Heptachlor meaning

hĕp'tə-klôr'
A white or tan solid, C10 H5 Cl7 , formerly used as a pesticide, that is highly toxic to humans and is a suspected carcinogen.
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A waxy solid, C10H7Cl7, similar to chlordane, formerly used as an insecticide.
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A white or tan solid, C10 H5 Cl7 , formerly used as a pesticide, that is highly toxic to humans and is a suspected carcinogen.
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A white or tan powder used as a pesticide. Because it is highly toxic to humans and is a suspected carcinogen, its use has been largely discontinued. Chemical formula: C10H5Cl7.
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An organochlorine compound formerly used as an insecticide.
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Origin of heptachlor

  • hepta– chlor(ine)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition