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Definitions for pentachlorophenol
ˌpɛn təˌklɔr əˈfi nɔl, -nɒl, -ˌkloʊr-pen·tachlorophe·nol

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  1. pentachlorophenolnoun

    A fully chlorinated derivative of phenol that is used as a fungicide and wood preservative


  1. Pentachlorophenol

    Pentachlorophenol is an organochlorine compound used as a pesticide and a disinfectant. First produced in the 1930s, it is marketed under many trade names. It can be found in two forms: PCP itself or as the sodium salt of PCP, which dissolves easily in water.

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  1. Pentachlorophenol

    An insecticide and herbicide that has also been used as a wood preservative. Pentachlorphenol is a widespread environmental pollutant. Both chronic and acute pentachlorophenol poisoning are medical concerns. The range of its biological actions is still being actively explored, but it is clearly a potent enzyme inhibitor and has been used as such as an experimental tool.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pentachlorophenol in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pentachlorophenol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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