Definition of Dichlorvos

1. Noun. (organic compound) A highly volatile organophosphate, 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate (DDVP), widely used as a fumigant to control household pests and to protect stored product from insects. ¹



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Definition of Dichlorvos

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Medical Definition of Dichlorvos

1. An organophosphorus insecticide that inhibits acetylcholinesterase. Pharmacological action: anthelmintic, cholinesterase inhibitor, insecticide, organophosphate. Chemical name: Phosphoric acid, 2,2-dichloroethenyl dimethyl ester (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dichlorvos

dichloromethyl
dichloromuconate cycloisomerase
dichlorophen
dichlorophenarsine hydrochloride
dichlorophene
dichlorophenol
dichlorophenolindophenol
dichlorophenolindophenol reductase
dichlorophenols
dichlorophenylphosphine
dichlororibofuranosylbenzimidazole
dichlorosilane
dichlorosilanes
dichlorovos
dichlorphenamide
dichlorvos (current term)
dichlorvoses
dichocephalic
dichogamies
dichogamous
dichondra
dichondras
dichoptic
dichord
dichords
dichorial
dichorionic diamniotic placenta
dichotic

Literary usage of Dichlorvos

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1. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"Reduction of contact sensitivity reactions to oxazolone (15). The following treatments eliminate the mite: (a) application of a pelleted form of dichlorvos ..."

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