Definition of Benomyl

1. Noun. A fungicide that binds to microtubules, interfering with cell functions such as meiosis and intracellular transportation. ¹



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Definition of Benomyl

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Benomyl

1. Methyl 1-(butylcarbamoyl)-2-benzimidazolecarbamate. A systemic agricultural fungicide used for control of certain fungal diseases of stone fruit. Pharmacological action: anthelmintic, fungicides, industrial. Chemical name: Carbamic acid, (1-((butylamino)carbonyl)-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)-, methyl ester (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benomyl

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benleonardite
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benomyl (current term)
benomyls
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benoxaprofen
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Literary usage of Benomyl

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1. In Vitro Collecting Techniques for Germplasm Conservation by Valerie C. Pence (2002)
"In some cases the fungicide benomyl and the antibiotic streptomycin were tested, ... Trial 4 Twigs were treated with: (1) detergent + 2 g/L benomyl + sodium ..."

2. Tainted Harvest: Child Labor and Obstacles to Organizing on Ecuador's Banana by Carol Pier (2002)
"... lawsuits from across the world have been filed against the US company producing the benomyl product used on Ecuador's banana plantations, alleging, ..."

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