organophosphate


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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.

organophosphate

(ɔːˌɡænəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of organic compounds containing phosphate groups and used as a pesticide

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]
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
Translations

organophosphate

[ɔːˌgənəʊˈfɒsfeɪt] Norganofosfato m

organophosphate

[ɔːrˌgænəʊˈfɒsfeɪt] norganophosphoré morgan transplant ngreffe f d'organe

organophosphate

nOrganophosphat nt

organophosphate

n organofosforado
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