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malathion

Saltos de línea: mala|thion
Pronunciación: /ˌmaləˈθʌɪən
 
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Definición de malathion en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A synthetic organophosphorus compound which is used as an insecticide.
Example sentences
  • Recommended chemical treatments include such common insecticides as permethrin, malathion, diazinon and sevin.
  • Nearly all of the streams in urban areas contained insecticides commonly used on lawns, such as diazinon and malathion.
  • The alcohol in malathion lotion and the terpenoids may cause stinging.

Origen

1950s: from (diethyl) mal(eate) (see maleic acid) + thio- + -on.

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