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par·a·quat

 (păr′ə-kwŏt′)
n.
A toxic nonpersistent contact herbicide, C12H14 N2, usually formulated as its colorless dichloride salt, C12H14Cl2N2, or yellow bismethyl sulfate salt, C12H14N2O8S2.

Paraquat

(ˈpærəˌkwɒt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) trademark a yellow extremely poisonous soluble solid used in solution as a weedkiller
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paraquat - a poisonous yellow solid used in solution as a herbicide
herbicide, weed killer, weedkiller - a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
Translations

Paraquat

® [ˈpærəkwɒt] Nherbicida m

paraquat

n paraquat m
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In this study, Aronia berry concentrate at low doses can restore the homeostatic redox environment of neurons treated with paraquat, while high doses exacerbate the imbalance leading to further cell death.