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nerve gas

noun

: a poisonous gas that is used as a weapon in war

Full Definition of NERVE GAS

:  an organophosphate chemical weapon that interferes with normal nerve transmission and induces intense bronchial spasm with resulting inhibition of respiration

First Known Use of NERVE GAS

1940

nerve gas

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NERVE GAS

:  an organophosphate chemical weapon that interferes with normal nerve transmission and induces intense bronchial spasm with resulting inhibition of respiration—compare war gas

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