tetraethyl pyrophosphate.
tetraethyl pyrophosphate
noun, Chemistry.
a colorless to amber, hygroscopic, poisonous liquid, (C 2 H 5) 4 P 2 O 7 , used as an insecticide and as a rodenticide.

TEPP (tē’ē-pē’pē’)
Tetraethyl pyrophosphate; a crystalline organophosphorus compound that inhibits the action of acetylcholinesterase and is used as a stimulant of the parasympathetic nervous system.

tetraethyl pyrophosphate n.


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