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or·gan·o·phos·phate

 (ôr′gə-nō-fŏs′fāt, ôr-găn′ə-)
n.
Any of several organic compounds containing phosphate, some of which are used as fertilizers and pesticides.

or′gan·o·phos′phate adj.
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organophosphate

(ɔːˌɡænəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of organic compounds containing phosphate groups and used as a pesticide
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or•ga•no•phos•phate

(ˌɔr gə noʊˈfɒs feɪt, ɔrˌgæn ə-)

n.
any of a variety of organic compounds that contain phosphorus and often have intense neurotoxic activity.
[1945–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.organophosphate - an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
chlorpyrifos - a common organophosphate insecticide
insect powder, insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
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Translations

organophosphate

[ɔːˌgənəʊˈfɒsfeɪt] Norganofosfato m
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organophosphate

[ɔːrˌgænəʊˈfɒsfeɪt] norganophosphoré morgan transplant ngreffe f d'organe
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organophosphate

nOrganophosphat nt
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organophosphate

n organofosforado
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The first actual agent was an organophosphate compound named tabun.
Orthene (acephate): An organophosphate compound that kills on contact when sprayed, Orthene also acts as a systemic poison when injected in pellet from into trees.
The lack of oxime effect was postulated to be due the type of organophosphate compound (dimethyl vs.
The Chlorpyrifos was an organophosphate compound, thus, the main toxic feature of this kind of compounds was that in the human system can produce muscular atrophy.
Dogs were selected from pet owners at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, and met the following criteria: They had had no known organophosphate compound exposure one month before inception of the project; the dog must weigh > 10 lbs; and the owner must comply with the experimental protocol, including housing the dog at the College of Veterinary Medicine when needed and not using any other organophosphate compound during the study.
To Evaluate the Prognostic Significance of Electrocardiographic changes and Electrolyte Derangements in Organophosphate Compound Poisoning.
Organophosphate compounds (OPs) are widely used as insecticides all over the world.
The localized high temperatures (as high as 5000K) that result as the bubble collapses can decompose contaminants such as PCBs, polybrominated biphenyl, organochlorides, organophosphate compounds, and pesticides.
In a September 1993 analysis by a local human rights group of 100 water samples from the drainage canals that meet in Villa Juarez, 95 percent tested positive for 10 organophosphate compounds and 3 organochlorines.