Definition: 'Agent Orange'
Agent OrangeType: Term
Pronunciation: ā′jent ōr′anj
1. An herbicide and defoliant consisting of (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)acetic acid, (2,4-dichlorophenoxy) acetic acid, and dioxin, that was widely used during the Vietnam War; it has been shown to produce residual postexposure carcinogenic and teratogenic effects in humans.
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