isoflurophate

noun

iso·​fluro·​phate -ˈflu̇r-ə-ˌfāt How to pronounce isoflurophate (audio)
: a volatile irritating liquid ester C6H14FO3P that acts as a nerve gas by inhibiting cholinesterases and as a miotic and that is used chiefly in treating glaucoma

called also DFP, diisopropyl fluorophosphate

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“Isoflurophate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isoflurophate. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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