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PCB




a family of highly toxic chemical compounds consisting of two benzene rings in which chlorine takes the place of two or more hydrogen atoms: known to cause skin diseases and suspected of causing birth defects and cancer. Also called polychlorinated biphenyl.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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