Organochlorine definitions

ôr-găn'ə-klôr'ēn', -ĭn
Any of several hydrocarbon-based compounds containing chlorine, especially those used as pesticides, such as DDT.
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Any of a class of organic chemical compounds containing chlorinated hydrocarbons, including dioxins, PCBs, CFCs, and DDT.
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Any of several hydrocarbon-based compounds containing chlorine, especially those used as pesticides, such as DDT.
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(chemistry) Any of very many chlorine substituted organic compounds, many of which are insecticides etc.
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(chemistry) (of an organic compound) Containing chlorine.
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