dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane


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dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

[dī¦klȯr·ō·dī¦fen·əl·trī¦klȯr·ō′e‚thān]
(organic chemistry)
DDT
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Yes, that's right, Senator, DDT: dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane.