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Medical Term:

trinitrotoluene

Pronunciation: tri'ni-tro-tol'yu-en

Definition: An explosive made by the nitrification of toluene; it causes gastric and intestinal disturbances and dermatitis in workers in munition factories.

Synonym(s): trinitrotoluol

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