Lindane



[lin-deyn] /ˈlɪn deɪn/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C 6 H 6 Cl 6 , the gamma isomer of benzene hexachloride: used chiefly as an insecticide, delouser, and weed-killer.
/ˈlɪndeɪn/
noun
1.
a white poisonous crystalline powder with a slight musty odour: used as an insecticide, weedkiller, and, in low concentrations, in treating scabies; 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane. Formula: C6H6Cl6

lindane lin·dane (lĭn’dān)
n.
A white crystalline powder used chiefly as an agricultural pesticide but also used topically in the treatment of scabies and pediculosis. Also called gamma-benzene hexachloride.
lindane
(lĭn’dān)
A white crystalline powder used chiefly as an agricultural pesticide but also used topically in the treatment of scabies and lice infestation. Chemical formula: C6H6Cl6.

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