leptophos

noun

lep·​to·​phos ˈlep-tō-ˌfäs How to pronounce leptophos (audio)
: an organophosphorus pesticide C12H10BrCl2O2PS that has been associated with the occurrence of neurological damage in individuals exposed to it especially in the early and mid 1970s

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

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