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diphosgene

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noun di·phos·gene \(ˌ)dī-ˈfäz-ˌjēn\

Definition of diphosgene

  1. :  a liquid compound C2Cl4O2 used as a poison gas in World War I



Origin of diphosgene

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1918


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diphosgene

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noun di·phos·gene \(ˈ)dī-ˈfäz-ˌjēn\

Medical Definition of diphosgene

  1. :  a liquid compound C2Cl4O2 used as a poison gas in World War I




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