Definition of Organophosphates

1. Noun. (plural of organophosphate) ¹



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Medical Definition of Organophosphates

1. A series of phosphorus-containing organic compounds usually also containing a halide ion which reacts with cholinesterase. Organophosphates phosphorylate cholinesterase and thus irreversibly inhibit it. Used as insecticides; have also been used as war gases. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Organophosphates

organonitrogens
organonomy
organons
organonymy
organoosmium
organooxygen
organopalladium
organopathy
organoperoxy
organoperoxys
organopexy
organophilic
organophilicity
organophosphate
organophosphate nerve agent
organophosphates (current term)
organophosphine
organophosphines
organophosphorous
organophosphorus
organophosphorus compounds
organophyly
organoplastic
organoplatinum
organoplatinum compounds
organoplutonium
organopolonium
organorhenium
organorhodium

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