Definitions for organophosphateˌɔr gə noʊˈfɒs feɪt, ɔrˌgæn ə-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or•ga•no•phos•phateˌɔr gə noʊˈfɒs feɪt, ɔrˌgæn ə-(n.)
any of a variety of organic compounds that contain phosphorus and often have intense neurotoxic activity.
Category: Chemistry, Biochemistry
Origin of organophosphate:
an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
any ester of phosphoric acid or its derivatives, especially one used as an insecticide or herbicide
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