diazinon

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noun di·az·i·non \dī-ˈa-zi-ˌnän\

Definition of diazinon

  1. :  a cholinesterase-inhibiting organophosphate insecticide C12H21N2O3PS

Origin and Etymology of diazinon

from Diazinon, a trademark


First Known Use: 1957


Medical Dictionary

Diazinon

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trademark Di·az·i·non \dī-ˈaz-ə-ˌnän\

Medical Definition of Diazinon

  1. —used for an organophosphate insecticide C12H21N2O3PS that is a cholinesterase inhibitor dangerous to humans if ingested


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