triorthocresyl phosphate

noun
tri·​or·​tho·​cre·​syl phosphate | \ ˌtrī-ˌȯr-thō-ˌkres-əl-, -ˌkrēs- How to pronounce triorthocresyl phosphate (audio) \

Medical Definition of triorthocresyl phosphate

: a usually colorless, odorless, tasteless neurotoxic organophosphate C21H21O4P that sometimes is the cause of poisoning of workers handling it in industry

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“Triorthocresyl phosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/triorthocresyl%20phosphate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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