TEPP

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noun \ˌtē-(ˌ)ē-(ˌ)pē-ˈpē\

Definition of TEPP

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

Origin and Etymology of tepp

tetra- + ethyl + pyrophosphate


First Known Use: 1948


Medical Dictionary

TEPP

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noun \ˌtē-ˌē-ˌpē-ˈpē\

Medical Definition of TEPP

  1. :  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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