Definition of Sarin

1. Noun. A highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase.

Exact synonyms: Gb
Generic synonyms: Organophosphate Nerve Agent



Definition of Sarin

1. Noun. The neurotoxin O-isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate, used as a chemical weapon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sarin

1. a toxic gas [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sarin

1. Chemical name: Phosphonofluoridic acid, methyl-, 1-methylethyl ester (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarin

sarge
sarges
sargo
sargoptes
sargos
sargoses
sargramostim
sargus
sarguses
sari
saried
sarigue
sarin (current term)
saring
sarins
saris
sarissa
sarissas
sarissophoroi
sarissophoros
sark
sarkar
sarkars
sarkier
sarkiest
sarkily
sarkin

Literary usage of Sarin

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1. Status of the Department of Veterans Affairs to Identify Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1998)
"The acute toxicity of nerve agents (sarin, Soman, Tabun and Vx) has been ... This is particularly true for sarin, a nerve agent that is suspected to have ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... MARTYRS OF THE INQUISITION (From e fr*>oo 1л the church of St. sarin, Vienne, France) APPENDIX A THE ..."

3. Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Protection Against by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The emission of gas from a liquid spill of sarin on the floor of one ... The calculations indicate that a spill of 0.1 litre of sarin will give some deaths ..."

4. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"Delayed neurotoxic effect of sarin in mice after repeated inhalation ... Female mice exposed to atmospheric sarin (5 mg m-3 for 20 min) daily for 10 days ..."

5. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"Control of Morphogenesis by Hormones and Phytochrome in Tissue Culture Sipra Guha-Mukherjee, Neera Bhalla-sarin, Suman Bagga, K. Manoharan and Sudhir K. ..."

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