"Defoliants, Chemical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Herbicides that remove leaves from trees and growing plants. They may be either organic or inorganic. Several of the more persistent types have been used in military operations and many are toxic. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)
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