benzene hexachloride

benzene hexachloride
noun Date: 1884 BHC

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  • benzene hexachloride — benzene hexa·chlo·ride .hek sə klō(ə)r .īd, klȯ(ə)r n any of several stereoisomeric chlorine derivatives C6H6Cl6 of cyclohexane in which the chlorine atoms are all attached to different carbon atoms: BHC esp GAMMA BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE see… …   Medical dictionary

  • benzene hexachloride — [hek΄sə klôr′īd΄] n. a compound, C6H6Cl6, used as an insecticide: see also LINDANE …   English World dictionary

  • benzene hexachloride — Chem. See BHC. [1880 85] * * * ▪ chemical compound       any of several stereoisomers of 1,2,3,4,5,6 hexachlorocyclohexane formed by the light induced addition of chlorine to benzene. One of these isomers is an insecticide called lindane, or… …   Universalium

  • Benzene hexachloride — Lindane Lindane Général Nom IUPAC γ 1,2,3,4,5,6 Hexachlorocyclohexane Synonymes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • benzene hexachloride — noun : a compound C6H6Cl6 occurring in several stereoisomeric forms, obtained usually as a white to grayish musty powder containing some of these forms by chlorinating benzene in the presence of actinic light, and used as an insecticide see… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gamma benzene hexachloride — One of the purified isomers of hexachlorobenzene which is used as a scabicide and pediculicide applied topically to the skin in various lotions, creams, and shampoos; GBH can be absorbed through the skin. Resembles DDT in its actions but is less… …   Medical dictionary

  • hexachloride — see BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE, GAMMA BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE …   Medical dictionary

  • Гаммабензенгексахлорид (Gamma Benzene Hexachloride) — инсектицид, применяемый в кремах, лосьонах, растворах или шампунях для лечения инвазий, вызванных чесоточным клещом, обычными клещами и вшами (в том числе головной вошью). Иногда у людей отмечаются незначительные кожные аллергические реакции.… …   Медицинские термины

  • (γ)-benzene hexachloride — See lindane …   Medical dictionary

  • gamma benzene hexachloride — noun Etymology: gamma (II) : lindane …   Useful english dictionary

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