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VX

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noun \ˈvē-ˈeks\

Definition of VX

  1. :  an extremely toxic chemical weapon C11H26NO2PS similar to sarin and tabun in action



Origin of vx

American or British government code designation for the gas


First Known Use: 1965


Medical Dictionary

VX

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noun \ˈvē-ˈeks\

Medical Definition of VX

  1. :  an extremely toxic persistent chemical warfare agent C11H26NO2PS that is used especially as a nerve gas and that in large doses typically causes convulsions, loss of consciousness, paralysis, and failure of the respiratory system leading to death




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "VX" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "VX"


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