endrin
noun Etymology: end- + dieldrin Date: 1952 a toxic chlorinated hydrocarbon C12H8Cl6O that is a stereoisomer of dieldrin used especially formerly as an insecticide

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  • endrin — ☆ endrin [en′drin ] n. 〚< ? EN 1 + (AL)DRIN〛 a highly toxic isomer of dieldrin, used as an insecticide * * * en·drin (ĕnʹdrĭn) n. A highly toxic chlorinated hydrocarbon, C12H8OCl6, used as an insecticide.   [endo + …   Universalium

  • endrin — ☆ endrin [en′drin ] n. [< ? EN 1 + (AL)DRIN] a highly toxic isomer of dieldrin, used as an insecticide …   English World dictionary

  • Endrin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Endrin Andere Namen 1,2,3,4,10,10 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Endrin — Chembox new Name = Endrin ImageFile = Endrin.png ImageName = IUPACName = Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 72 20 8 SMILES = ClC1(Cl)C2(Cl) [C@@] (C4C5C(O5) C3C4)( [H] ) [C@] 3 ( [H] )C(Cl) 1C(Cl)=C2Cl Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula =… …   Wikipedia

  • endrin — noun A toxic chlorinated polycyclic epoxide sometimes used as a pesticide …   Wiktionary

  • Endrin — En|d|rin [Kurzw. aus endo Dieldrin], das; s: ↑ Dieldrin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • endrin — en·drin (enґdrin) a highly toxic chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide; if ingested or absorbed through the skin by a human or other animal, it can cause potentially fatal neurotoxicity such as tremors and convulsions …   Medical dictionary

  • endrin — en·drin …   English syllables

  • endrin — ˈendrə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: blend of end and dieldrin : an insecticide C12H8Cl6O that is a stereoisomer of dieldrin and resembles dieldrin in toxicity and other properties …   Useful english dictionary

  • environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …   Universalium

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