TEPP

noun
\ ˌtē-(ˌ)ē-(ˌ)pē-ˈpē How to pronounce TEPP (audio) \

Definition of TEPP

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

First Known Use of TEPP

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for TEPP

tetra- + ethyl + pyrophosphate

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TEPP

noun
\ ˌtē-ˌē-ˌpē-ˈpē How to pronounce TEPP (audio) \

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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