DDT

[ US /ˌdiˌdiˈti/ ]
NOUN
  1. an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972
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How To Use DDT In A Sentence

  • However, DDT released before that time is still present in the environment and in various organisms in the process of bioaccumulation.
  • One man reported major fish kills in the wild after aerial sprayings of DDT.
  • The government swooped in with an arsenal of pesticides: defoliant, weed killer, DDT. 365 tomorrows » 2009 » February : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • Some examples of POPS are polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, and pesticides like dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), chlordane, and dieldrin. Baby Bites
  • Two separate studies presented today during the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in Orlando confirmed existing hypotheses that maternal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals – including total polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs, such as Arochlor) and organochlorinated pesticides (such as dichlorodiphenyl-trichloroethane, or DDT) may contribute to an increased incidence of these conditions. Maternal Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants Linked to Urologic Conditions in Boys
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  • A laundry was established where inmates were washed and deloused; DDT was used on everyone in the camp and in all the huts to prevent the spread of typhus.
  • Aldicarb, aldrin, chlordane, DDT, dieldrin, lindane, mirex, PCBs, and toxaphene are present in all our country's ecosystems, animals, and humans.
  • Silent Spring (1963), which consisted of a number of essays earlier published in the New Yorker magazine detailing how pesticides such as DDT, aldrin and deildrin concentrated through the food web. Environmental Ethics
  • A prospective study of serum DDT and progesterone and estrogen levels across menstrual cycle in nulliparous women of reproductive age. Modern environmental health hazards
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