hexachloroethane
hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane -.klōr-ə-'weth-.ān, -.klȯr- or hexa·chlor·eth·ane -.klōr-'eth-., -.klȯr- n a toxic crystalline compound C2Cl6 used in the control of liver flukes in veterinary medicine

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hexa·chlo·ro·eth·ane (hek″sə-klor″o-ethґān) a crystalline anthelmintic used to treat fascioliasis in cattle and sheep.

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