VX

noun
\ ˈvē-ˈeks How to pronounce VX (audio) \

Definition of VX

: an extremely toxic chemical weapon C11H26NO2PS similar to sarin and tabun in action

First Known Use of VX

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for VX

American or British government code designation for the gas

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VX

noun
\ ˈvē-ˈeks How to pronounce VX (audio) \

Medical Definition of VX

: an extremely toxic persistent chemical warfare agent C11H26NO2PS that is used especially as a nerve gas and that in large doses typically causes convulsions, loss of consciousness, paralysis, and failure of the respiratory system leading to death

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