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benzene

 [ben´zēn]
a liquid hydrocarbon, C6H6, obtained mainly as a byproduct of the destructive distillation of coal, used as a solvent. It is irritant, toxic, and carcinogenic.
benzene hexachloride (BHC) a chlorinated hydrocarbon; one isomer, gamma benzene hexachloride (lindane) is used as an insecticide, to kill lice.

BHC

benzene hexachloride.

BHC

abbr.
benzene hexachloride

BHC

abbreviation for benzene hexachloride.

NKX2-1

A gene on chromosome 14q13 that encodes a transcription factor which binds and activates the promoter of thyroid-specific genes—e.g., for thyroglobulin, thyroperoxidase and thyrotropin receptor. NKX2-1 is crucial in the maintenance of the thyroid differentiation phenotype, and it may play a role in lung development and surfactant homeostasis.

BHC

Any of several chlorine derivatives in which the chlorine atoms are all attached to carbon atoms.

BHC,

γ-BHC see benzene hexachloride.
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Along with the two major issues, both BBQ and BHC have exchanged fire over these cases.
Although the examples address specific issues, they can be interpreted broadly enough to provide a very thorough look into most issues the BHC may face.
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SOLID FINANCIAL PROFILE: BHC produces strong cash flow with operating profitability that has consistently exceeded Fitch's 'A' category medians, that leads to solid debt service coverage for the rating category.
Caytlyn Brooke's debut novel, Dark Flowers, also published by BHC Press, earned a silver medal from Literary Classics as well as their literary seal of approval, a rare achievement.
Dunning (pictured at left) also got BHC and CACH to sign contracts with his businesses to provide goods and services.
The teachers had approached the BHC for implementation of orders related to their seniority but the court issued their termination orders, calling them protestors, she argued.
aIn connection with the public reaction and following an internal discussion the BHC has decided to drop the individual nomination of Jock Palfreeman but leave in place the nomination of the Bulgarian Association for Prisonersa Rehabilitation,a the BHC said in a statement on Friday.
QUETTA -- Newly-appointed Additional Judges of the Balochistan High Court (BHC) were sworn in during a ceremony held at the auditorium of the BHC here Monday.
Under this new system, each BHC is assigned a "C" composite rating, which is based on an evaluation and rating of the BHC's managerial and financial condition and an assessment of future potential risk to its subsidiary depository institution(s).
I believe our employees' commitment to helping our customers be successful, the professionalism they display every day, and their loyalty to BHC landed us this opportunity to be recognized among engineering firms across the United States," said Kevin Honomichl, president of BHC.