organophosphate nerve agent
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|Noun||1.||organophosphate nerve agent - any of a series of nerve agents containing organophosphate compounds first synthesized by German chemists in 1936; in World War II the Germans tested them in concentration camps but not on the battlefield; Iraq is alleged to have used them against Iran and against the Kurds|
nerve agent, nerve gas - a toxic gas that is inhaled or absorbed through the skin and has harmful effects on the nervous and respiratory system
GD, soman - a nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled
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