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Medical Term:

methylene chloride

Pronunciation: meth'i-len klor'id

Definition: Volatile liquid with a pungent odor; harmful vapor. Organic solvent used for cellulose acetate plastic; degreasing and cleaning fluids; and in food processing. Pharmaceutical aid (solvent).

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