TEPP


TEPP

noun \ˌtē-(ˌ)ē-(ˌ)pē-ˈpē\

Definition of TEPP

:  a hygroscopic corrosive liquid organophosphate C8H20O7P2 that is a powerful anticholinesterase and is used especially as an insecticide

Origin of TEPP

tetra- + ethyl + pyrophosphate
First Known Use: 1948

TEPP

noun \ˌtē-ˌē-ˌpē-ˈpē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TEPP

: a mobile hygroscopic corrosive liquid organophosphate C8H20O7P2 that is a powerful anticholinesterase and is used as an insecticide and parasympathomimetic agent—called also tetraethyl pyrophosphate

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