Organochlorine vs Dicofol - What's the difference?

organochlorine | dicofol |


As nouns the difference between organochlorine and dicofol

is that organochlorine is (label) any of very many chlorine substituted organic compounds, many of which are insecticides etc while dicofol is (organic compound) an organochlorine pesticide and miticide, chemically related to ddt and especially effective against the red spider mite.

As an adjective organochlorine

is containing chlorine.

organochlorine

English

(organochloride)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) Any of very many chlorine substituted organic compounds, many of which are insecticides etc.
  • Synonyms

    * chlorocarbon * organochloride

    Adjective

    (-)
  • containing chlorine
  • dicofol

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia dicofol)
  • (organic compound) An organochlorine pesticide and miticide, chemically related to DDT and especially effective against the red spider mite.