Definition of Coumaphos
1. Noun. A nonvolatile, fat-soluble organophosphate with ectoparasiticidal properties. ¹
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Medical Definition of Coumaphos
A organothiophosphorus cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an anthelmintic, insecticide, and as a nematocide.
Pharmacological action: anthelmintic, antinematodal agent, cholinesterase inhibitor, insecticide, organothiophosphate.
Chemical name: Phosphorothioic acid, O-(3-chloro-4-methyl-2-oxo-2H-1-benzopyran-7-yl) O,O-diethyl ester
(12 Dec 1998)
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