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2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyethanoic acid): a synthetic auxin formerly widely used as a herbicide and defoliant. It is now banned in many countries, as it tends to become contaminated with the toxic chemical dioxin.

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