cyclodiene

cyclodiene
cy·clo·di·ene -'dī-.ēn, -dī-' n an organic insecticide (as aldrin, dieldrin, or chlordane) with a chlorinated methylene group forming a bridge across a 6-membered carbon ring

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  • Cyclodiene — is a sub category of organochlorine insecticides. The other two in the organochlorine group are Dichlorodiphenylethanes and Chlorinated Benzenes Cyclohexanes.All are derived from hexachlorocyclopentadiene and have a similar structure based on two …   Wikipedia

  • cyclodiene — noun Date: 1942 an organic insecticide (as dieldrin or chlordane) with a chlorinated methylene group forming a bridge across a 6 membered carbon ring …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cyclodiene — /suy kleuh duy een, duy een /, n. Chem. any of several organic chemicals having a chlorinated methylene group bonded to two carbon atoms of a 6 membered carbon ring, used commercially in insecticides. [1940 45; CYCLO + DIENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclodiene — noun Any of a class of chlorinated polycyclic insecticides derived from cyclopentadiene …   Wiktionary

  • cyclodiene — ˌ noun ( s) Etymology: cycl + diene : an organic insecticide (as aldrin, dieldrin, chlordane, or endosulfan) with a chlorinated methylene group forming a bridge across a 6 membered carbon ring * * * /suy kleuh duy een, duy een /, n. Chem. any of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyclodiene — cy·clo·diene …   English syllables

  • cyclodiene — cy•clo•di•ene [[t]ˌsaɪ kləˈdaɪ in, daɪˈin[/t]] n. agr. chem. any of several organic chemicals having a chlorinated methylene group bonded to two carbon atoms of a six member carbon ring • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Pesticide — A cropduster spraying pesticide on a field Pesticides are substances or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest.[1] A pesticide may be a chemical unicycle, biological agent (such as a virus or… …   Wikipedia

  • Chlordane — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • Endosulfan — chembox new ImageFile = Endosulfan.png ImageSize = ImageFile1 = IUPACName = 6,7,8,9,10,10 hexachloro 1,5,5a,6,9,9a hexahydro 6,9 methano 2,4,3 benzodioxathiepine 3 oxide OtherNames = Thiodan, Thionex, Phaser, Benzoepin Formula = C9H6Cl6O3S… …   Wikipedia

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