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hydrocarbon

 [hi″dro-kahr´bon]
an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen only.
alicyclic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and aliphatic properties.
aliphatic hydrocarbon one in which no carbon atoms are joined to form a ring.
aromatic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and a closed conjugated system of double bonds.
chlorinated hydrocarbon any hydrocarbon compound with chlorine substitutions; many are toxic. They are used mainly as refrigerants, industrial solvents, dry cleaning fluids, and insecticides (such as ddt and dieldrin). Some have been used as anesthetics, such as chloroform.

di·el·drin

(dī-el'drin),
A chlorinated hydrocarbon used as an insecticide; may cause toxic effects in people and animals exposed to its action through skin contact, inhalation, or food contamination.

dieldrin

/di·el·drin/ (di-el´drin) a chlorinated insecticide; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact may cause poisoning.

dieldrin

[dī·el′drin]
a highly toxic pesticide that is poisonous to humans and animals if ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin. It causes dysfunction of the central nervous system and may be a carcinogen.

dieldrin

a chlorinated hydrocarbon that is a powerful insecticide, with long-lasting effects. However, it has become ecologically damaging and is banned from many countries. See also DDT.

dieldrin

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Results were included if they had been previously associated with lung cancer in the AHS [dicamba, pendimethalin, carbofuran, chlorpyrifos, and dieldrin (Alavanja et al.
Estos resultados coinciden con los de Osibanjo y Adeyeye [31], quienes evaluaron diferentes organos de cerdos en Nigeria, determinando que el dieldrin fue el OC mas frecuentemente encontrado.
Minimization and optimization of error in each iteration of the training phase and the error in the testing phase, validate the model identification developed and implemented in this paper, for Lindane, Aldrin and dieldrin pesticides, organochlorine pesticides analyzed through gas chromatography.
Specifically, SUPERB homed in on 44 foods known to have high concentrations of toxic compounds: metals, arsenic, lead and mercury; pesticides chlorpyrifos, permethrin and endosulfan; persistent organic pollutants dioxin, DDT, dieldrin and chlordane; and the food processing byproduct acrylamide.
The pesticide residues like 4; 4-DDE and 2, 4-DDT (metabolites of DDT) and Dieldrin were found in the wild caught shrimp samples also.
Anopheles annularis has developed double resistance to DDT and dieldrin from Assam (7).
Agyen-Sampong (1976) also used aldrex 40, gamma-BHC, dieldrin and fenitrothion to compress the incidence of H.
La presencia de las sustancias aldrin, dieldrin y endrin indica que su aplicacion ha sido realizada recientemente respecto a la fecha de su prohibicion (1983), pues sus tiempos de vida maxima en suelos son de tres anos para el aldrin y ocho anos para el dieldrin (ATSDR, 2002).
Por otra parte, algunas investigaciones como los de Caldwell (35), indican que para la epoca, los trabajadores de cultivos de algodon expuestos a dieldrin presentaron incremento en la incidencia de diversas afecciones entre ellas cancer colorectal, por lo que se sugiere hacer un estudio retrospectivo de las afecciones sufridas por la poblacion de San Pedro debido a la exposicion prolongada que tuvieron a estos contaminantes.
Endosulfan is an organochlorine pesticide as are DDT, dieldrin, and chlordane.