diphenylchloroarsine

noun

di·​phe·​nyl·​chlo·​ro·​ar·​sine -ˌklōr-ō-ˈär-ˌsēn, -ˌklȯr-, -sən How to pronounce diphenylchloroarsine (audio)
variants also diphenylchlorarsine
: a colorless crystalline arsenical (C6H5)2AsCl used during World War I especially by the Germans for producing a toxic smoke causing sneezing and vomiting

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“Diphenylchloroarsine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diphenylchloroarsine. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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