Definition of Pesticides

1. Noun. (plural of pesticide) ¹



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Definition of Pesticides

1. pesticide [n] - See also: pesticide

Medical Definition of Pesticides

1. Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (fungicides, industrial), insecticide, rodenticides, etc. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pesticides

pesterous
pesters
pestery
pestful
pesthole
pestholes
pesthouse
pesthouses
pesticaemia
pesticidal
pesticidally
pesticide
pesticide poisoning
pesticide residues
pesticide synergists
pesticides (current term)
pestiduct
pestiducts
pestier
pestiest
pestiferous
pestiferously
pestiferousness
pestilation
pestilence
pestilences
pestilent
pestilential
pestilentially
pestilentious

Literary usage of Pesticides

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1. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"pesticides As noted earlier in this chapter, pesticides DOD shipped for use ... Organophosphorus pesticides. Several OP pesticides were used during the Gulf ..."

2. Niosh Recommendations for Occupational Safety & Health: Compendium of Policy by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"APPENDIX V CATEGORIES OF pesticides NIOSH recommends three categories to define the toxicity of pesticides for the various routes of exposure (oral, ..."

3. Environmental Indicators for Agriculture by Organisation for Economic Co-operation, SourceOECD (Online service), Development. (2001)
"Moreover, the amount of pesticides that leach into soil and water or evaporate ... The risks posed by different pesticides vary greatly depending on their ..."

4. Pest Management and Food Production: Looking to the Future by Montague Yudelman, Annu Ratta, David F. Nygaard (1998)
"Chemical pesticides: Past and Future Growth and Their Impact on Reducing Losses Current Pesticide Use Farmers use a wide range of chemical pesticides to ..."

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