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ˌpær əˈθaɪ ɒnparathion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parathionnoun

    a colorless and odorless toxic oil used as an insecticide

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  1. parathionnoun

    O,O-Diethyl-O-4-nitro-phenylthiophosphate, a powerful, dangerously toxic insecticide.

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  1. Parathion

    Parathion, also called parathion-ethyl or diethyl parathion and locally known as "Folidol", is an organophosphate insecticide and acaricide. It was originally developed by IG Farben in the 1940s. It is highly toxic to non-target organisms, including humans, so its use has been banned or restricted in most countries. The basic structure is shared by parathion methyl.

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  1. parathion

    Parathion is a highly toxic, colorless and odorless organophosphate compound, primarily used as a pesticide. It is classified as a nerve gas which can cause severe adverse effects to organisms through inhibiting acetylcholinesterase, an essential enzyme for normal nervous system function. Due to its high toxicity, its use has been restricted or banned in many countries.

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  1. Parathion

    Parathion, also called parathion-ethyl or diethyl parathion, is an organophosphate compound. It is a potent insecticide and acaricide. It was originally developed by IG Farben in the 1940s. It is highly toxic to non-target organisms, including humans. Its use is banned or restricted in many countries, and there are proposals to ban it from all use. Closely related is "methyl parathion".

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Parathion

    A highly toxic cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an acaricide and as an insecticide.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parathion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parathion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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