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dichlorvos

noun di·chlor·vos \(ˈ)dī-ˈklr-ˌväs, -vəs\

Definition of DICHLORVOS

:  an organophosphorus insecticide and anthelmintic C4H7Cl2O4P used especially in veterinary medicine —called also DDVP

Origin of DICHLORVOS

dichlor- + vinyl + phosphate
First Known Use: 1957

dichlorvos

noun di·chlor·vos \(ˈ)dī-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌväs, -ˈkl(ə)r-, -vəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DICHLORVOS

:  an organophosphorus insecticide and anthelmintic C4H7Cl2O4P used especially in veterinary medicine—called also DDVP

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