Definition of Fenthion

1. Noun. An organothiophosphate insecticide, avicide, and acaricide. ¹



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Definition of Fenthion

1. an insecticide [n -S] - See also: insecticide

Medical Definition of Fenthion

1. Phosphorothioic acid o,o-dimethyl o-(3-methyl-4-(methylthio)phenyl) ester. Potent cholinesterase inhibitor used as an insecticide and acaricide. Pharmacological action: cholinesterase inhibitor, insecticide, organothiophosphate. Chemical name: Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-dimethyl O-(3-methyl-4-(methylthio)phenyl) ester (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fenthion

fenoterol
fenowed
fenoxaprop
fenoxaprops
fenpipramide
fenpropimorph
fenproporex
fenretinide
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fensible
fenstration
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fentanyl
fentanyl citrate
fentanyls
fenthion (current term)
fenthions
fentiazac
fentichlor
fenticlor
fentin acetate
fentrazamide
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fenuron
fenurons
fenvalerate
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Literary usage of Fenthion

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"... Demeton Dicrotophos Dioxathion Disulfoton EPN Ethion Fenamiphos Fensulfothion fenthion Fonofos Isofenphos ..."

2. The Status of Efforts to Identify Persian Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1999)
"Moreover, work in my laboratory during the last five years has indicated that one or multiple exposures to the organophosphate pesticide, fenthion, ..."

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