Glossary of Medical Terms

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One of the purified isomers of hexachlorobenzene which is used as a scabicide and pediculicide applied topically to the skin in different lotions, creams, and shampoos; gamma benzene hexachloride can be absorbed through the skin. Resembles DDT in its actions but is smaller persistent. Incorrect name for 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane). Synonym: hexachlorocyclohexane. Acronym: GBH
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