Definition of Soman

1. Noun. A nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled.

Exact synonyms: Gd
Generic synonyms: Organophosphate Nerve Agent



Definition of Soman

1. a toxic chemical warfare agent [n -S]

Medical Definition of Soman

1. An organophosphorus compound that inhibits cholinesterase. It causes seizures and has been used as a chemical warfare agent. Pharmacological action: chemical warfare agents, cholinesterase inhibitor, convulsants. Chemical name: Phosphonofluoridic acid, methyl-, 1,2,2-trimethylpropyl ester (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soman

solœcisms
solœcistic
som
soma
somaclonal variation
somaesthesia
somaesthesis
somaesthetic
somaesthetically
somaesthetics
somaj
somal
somalo
soman (current term)
somans
somas
somasthenia
somat-
somata
somatagnosia
somatalgia
somatasthenia
somatatesthesis
somatesthesia
somatesthetic
somatic
somatic agglutinin
somatic antigen

Literary usage of Soman

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1. Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Protection Against by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Four different doses of soman were injected iv to anaesthetized pigs. ... Concomitant with the sampling of blood and CSF for the analysis of soman and ..."

2. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1883)
"1 Case 2 Bream. 1 Case 1 Barbel. 1 Case 1 Chub. 1 Case 1 Jack. 1 Case 1 Jack. 1 Case 1 Bream. 1 Case 1 Carp. 21. soman, PHILIP, Argus Office, Norwich. ..."

3. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"soman is a transparent, colorless, involatile liquid smelling of camphor. Soluble in water to a limited degree, soman is absorbed into porous and painted ..."

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