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Term:
trichloroethylene catabolic process (GO:0050696)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis-(4-chlorophenyl)ethane catabolic process 
tetrachloroethylene catabolic process 
trichloroethylene catabolic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of trichloroethylene, a toxic, colorless, photoreactive, chlorinated hydrocarbon liquid, commonly used as a metal degreaser and solvent.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: trichloroethene catabolic process ;   trichloroethene catabolism ;   trichloroethylene breakdown ;   trichloroethylene catabolism ;   trichloroethylene degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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