pyrethroid

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noun py·re·throid \ -ˈrē-ˌthrȯid , -ˈre- \

Definition of pyrethroid

:any of various synthetic compounds that are related to the pyrethrins and resemble them in insecticidal properties

pyrethroid

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pyrethroid

pyrethrin + -oid


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pyrethroid

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noun py·re·throid \ pī-ˈrē-ˌthrȯid , -ˈreth-ˌrȯid \

medical Definition of pyrethroid

:any of various synthetic compounds that are related to the pyrethrins and resemble them in insecticidal properties

pyrethroid

adjective

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