incapacitant

noun
in·​ca·​pac·​i·​tant | \ ˌin-kə-ˈpas-ə-tənt How to pronounce incapacitant (audio) \

Medical Definition of incapacitant

: a chemical or biological agent (as tear gas) used to temporarily incapacitate people or animals (as in war or a riot)

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“Incapacitant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/incapacitant. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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