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ro·den·ti·cide

 (rō-dĕn′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent used to kill rodents.

rodenticide

(rəʊˈdɛntɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a substance used for killing rats, mice, and other rodents

ro•den•ti•cide

(roʊˈdɛn təˌsaɪd)

n.
a substance for killing rodents.
[1935–40]

rodenticide

a substance that kills rodents.
See also: Killing, Poison
Translations

ro·den·ti·cide

n. rodenticida, agente que destruye roedores.

rodenticide

n rodenticida m
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In 2000 out of these 315 cases of poisoning, 139 cases were carbamate poisoning (44.1%), 88 were organophosphate poisoning (27.9%), 43 were formic acid poisoning (13.7%) and 45 were other types of poisoning (14.3%), which includes 8 rodenticide poisoning cases, 7 organochlorine poisoning and 5 cases of odollam poisoning.
Cholinergic crisis after rodenticide poisoning. West J Emerg Med 11: 524-527.
"If it just so happens one month that one [mountain lion] gets hit by a car and one dies of rodenticide poisoning, then all of a sudden you're out of males," study co-author Seth Riley, a wildlife ecologist for the park service, which manages the Santa Monica Mountains, told (http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-mountain-lions-threat-20160830-snap-story.html) Los Angeles Times .
Majority (71.8%) of the cases were owing to organophosphate (OP) compound poisoning, followed by 10% cases of rodenticide poisoning [Table 3].