gamma benzene hexachloride
Pronunciation: gam'a ben'zen heks'a-klor'id
Definition: One of the purified isomers of hexachlorobenzene that is used as a scabicide and pediculicide applied topically to the skin in various lotions, creams, and shampoos; GBH can be absorbed through the skin. Resembles DDT in its actions but is less persistent.
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