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 (dī-klôr′vōs′, -vəs)
A volatile toxic organophosphorous pesticide, C4H7Cl2O4P, used as a fumigant and veterinary parasiticide.

[di- + chlor(o)- + v(inyl) + (ph)os(phate).]


(daɪˈklɔːvɒs; daɪˈklɔːvəʊs)
an organophosphate insecticide used to control garden and household pests and to treat worm infections
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Tenders are invited for Nuvan Dichlorovos 76 Percent Ec Insecticide One Litre Pack
In a study of 6 farm homes in Washington State, none of the commonly used organophosphate pesticides analyzed (azinphosmethyl, chlorpyrifos, diazinon, dichlorovos, or phosmet) were detected in drinking water (Lu et al.
The insecticides of choice were insect powder (Permethrin), Snipper (2,3-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate) and Nuvan: Dichlorovos (2,2-dichloro-vinyl dimethylphosphate).