2,4-D

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Related to dichlorophenoxyacetic acid: trichlorophenoxyacetic acid

2,4-D:

see herbicideherbicide
, chemical compound that kills plants or inhibits their normal growth. A herbicide in a particular formulation and application can be described as selective or nonselective.
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2,4-D

(organic chemistry)
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Zahm SH, Weisenburger DD, Babbitt PA et al: A case-control study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and the herbicide 2,4- dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) in eastern Nebraska.