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defoliant

defoliant  

An herbicide that selectively kills plants with broad leaves, used in conifer forests to eliminate so-called weed trees that compete for nutriment. Several varieties are widely used as domestic and ...
mutagen

mutagen  

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An agent that increases the mutation rate within an organism. Examples of mutagens are X-rays, gamma rays, neutrons, and certain chemicals such as carcinogens.
2,3,7,8-TCDD

2,3,7,8-TCDD  

2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin, a member of the family of dioxin compounds that was a contaminant in a broad-leaf herbicide used to kill weed trees, and as agent orange, used in massive quantities ...

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