Definition of phosgene
: a colorless gas COCl2 of unpleasant odor that is a severe respiratory irritant that has been used in chemical warfare
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It is widely reported to possess a large arsenal of chemical weapons, including mustard, phosgene and sarin gas, a United States Congressional Research Service report said last year.
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Medical Definition of phosgene
: a colorless gas COCl2 of unpleasant odor that is a severe respiratory irritant and has been used in chemical warfare
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