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dichlorvos

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

Definition of dichlorvos

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



Origin and Etymology of dichlorvos

dichlor- + vinyl + phosphate


First Known Use: 1957


Medical Dictionary

dichlorvos

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

Medical Definition of dichlorvos

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




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