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organophosphorus

División en sílabas: or·ga·no·phos·pho·rus
Pronunciación: /ˌôrɡənəˈfäsf(ə)rəs, ôrˌɡanōˈ-
 
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Definición de organophosphorus en inglés:

sustantivo

[as modifier]
Denoting synthetic organic compounds containing phosphorus, especially pesticides and nerve gases of this kind.
Example sentences
  • Most of them belong to the carbamate, nicotinoid and organophosphorus families.
  • Curare, botulinum toxin, and organophosphorus insecticides each interfere with neural transmission.
  • There is no evidence of which I am aware to associate exposure to organophosphorus compounds, including nerve agents, with asthma.

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