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diphenylchloroarsine

noun di·phe·nyl·chlo·ro·ar·sine \ -ˌklōr-ō-ˈär-ˌsēn, -ˌklȯr-, -sən \
variants: also diphenylchlorarsine play \-ˌklōr-ˈär-, -ˌklȯr-\

medical Definition of diphenylchloroarsine

: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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