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nerve gas

noun

Simple Definition of nerve gas

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nerve gas

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

1940

First Known Use of nerve gas

1940


Medical Dictionary

nerve gas

noun

Medical Definition of nerve gas

  1. :  an organophosphate chemical weapon that may be inhaled, absorbed through the skin, or ingested and interferes with normal nerve transmission :  nerve agent




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