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in·sec·ti·cide

 (ĭn-sĕk′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent used to kill insects and other arthropods.

in·sec′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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insecticide

(ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd)
n
a substance used to destroy insect pests
inˌsectiˈcidal adj
inˌsectiˈcidally adv
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in•sec•ti•cide

(ɪnˈsɛk təˌsaɪd)

n.
a substance or preparation used for killing insects.
[1860–65]
in•sec`ti•cid′al, adj.
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in·sec·ti·cide

(ĭn-sĕk′tĭ-sīd′)
A chemical used to kill insects. Compare fungicide, herbicide, pesticide.
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insecticide

a substance used for killing insects. — insecticidal, adj.
See also: Insects
a substance used for killing insects. — insecticidal, adj.
See also: Killing
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insecticide - a chemical used to kill insectsinsecticide - a chemical used to kill insects  
pyrethrum - made of dried flower heads of pyrethrum plants
DDT, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane - an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972
larvacide - an insecticide that kills the larvae of insects
lead arsenate - a poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide
As, atomic number 33, arsenic - a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
lindane - a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide
Malathion - a yellow insecticide used as a dust or spray to control garden pests and house flies and mites
organophosphate - an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
pesticide - a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
parathion - a colorless and odorless toxic oil used as an insecticide
Paris green - a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
rotenone - a white crystalline insecticide that has low toxicity for mammals; is used in home gardens; extracted from the roots of derris and cube
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Translations
مُبيد للحَشَرات
insekticid
insektmiddel
rovarirtó
skordÿraeitur
insekticíd
böcek ilâcı

insecticide

[ɪnˈsektɪsaɪd] Ninsecticida m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

insecticide

[ɪnˈsɛktɪsaɪd] ninsecticide minsect pest control ndésinsectisation finsect repellent ninsectifuge m, antimoustiques m inv
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insecticide

nInsektengift nt, → Insektizid nt (form)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

insecticide

[ɪnˈsɛktɪsaɪd] ninsetticida m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

insect

(ˈinsekt) noun
any of many kinds of small six-legged creatures with wings and a body divided into sections. We were bothered by flies, wasps and other insects.
insecticide (inˈsektisaid) noun
a substance (usually in powder or liquid form) for killing insects.
ˌinsecˈtivorous (-ˈtivərəs) adjective
(of plants or animals) feeding (mainly) on insects.
ˈinsect repellent noun
a chemical preparation that repels insects.
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in·sec·ti·cide

n. insecticida.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

insecticide

n insecticida m
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References in periodicals archive ?
They include Vantex 60 CS-Gamma cyhalothrin, Coragen 200 SC-Chlorantraniliprole, Voliam targo 63SC-Chlorantraniliprole and elt 480 SC-Flubendiamide.
Azmi [28] reported toxicological effects of Cyhalothrin and Clerodendsum inerme along with biochemical estimations against Rhizopertha dominica, it was observed that both the compounds have the potential to decreased the cholinesterase and acid phosphatase activity to a little bit.
septempunctata exhibited that the sublethal concentration LC10 of profenophos, chlorpyriphos, imidacloprid, thiamethoxam, lambda cyhalothrin and cypermethrin was 3.8, 4, 88, 41, 11 and 67uL/L, respectively and LC30 of all earlier mentioned insecticides was 54, 70, 194, 135, 101 and 271 uL/L, respectively.
Kioko said traces of cyhalothrin were found in his stomach tissues and the wet soil at the burial site.
In this study, the authors reported the presence of nine pyrethroids (bifenthrin, cyhalothrin, cypermethrin, fenvalerate, tetramethrin, permethrin, cyfluthrin and deltamethrin/tralomethrin).
In Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu, India, commonly applied pesticide in paddy cultivation is Lambda cyhalothrin. The persistence of Lambdacyhalothrin and its degradative products in paddy crop field soil could deteriorate the soil quality.
Also,[40] found that milk samples of cow, buffalo, goat, sheep and camel collected from different areas and farms of Lahore were analyzed for six different pesticides (bifenthrin, carbofuran, chlorpyrifos, deltamethrin, and imidacloprid and lambda cyhalothrin).
"Comparative effectiveness of aqueous plant extracts and lambda cyhalothrin in co Entomology in nation building: the Nigerian experience".Journal name, 175-180 (1990).
The commonest OP compound poison consumed is Chlorphyriphos followed by Malathion and Lamda Cyhalothrin. Highest mortality is seen with Malathion 6 cases (8.10%)
The best known imprinters from the environmental pollutants are lead, arsenic, cadmium, benzopyrene and various dioxins, furans, polychlorinated biphenyls and pesticides (DDT, DDE, methoxychlor, chlordecone, parathion, malathion, paraquat, cypermethrin and cyhalothrin).
Aldicarb (99.9%), alpha endosulfan (99.6%), beta-endosulfan (99.9%), chlorpyrifos (99.2%), cyhalothrin (99.7%), fenvalerate (99.8%), methamido-phos (98.4%) and popachlor (99.5%) were procured from Sigma-Aldrich GmbH, Seelze, Germany.