soman

noun, often capitalized so·man \ ˈsō-mən \

Definition of soman

:an extremely toxic chemical warfare agent C7H16FO2P similar to sarin in action

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Origin and Etymology of soman

German


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soman

noun so·man \ ˈsō-mən \
variants: or Soman

medical Definition of soman

:an extremely toxic chemical warfare agent C7H16FO2P with potent anticholinesterase activity that is used especially as a nerve gas and that in large doses may result in loss of consciousness, convulsions, paralysis, and failure of the respiratory system

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