1. an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
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How To Use organophosphate In A Sentence

  • The work included polymers, organophosphate chemistry, the gasification of coal and of course, cyanoacrylate. Super Glue inventor dies aged 94
  • Consider alternating synthetic pyrethroids such as permethrin or fenvalerate to organophosphates such as stirofos, dimethoate, or fenthion to carbamates such as methomyl.
  • This product contained the active ingredients rotenone and dichlorvos - and dichlorvos, I later learned, is an organophosphate.
  • A case in point is organophosphates, infamous for their devastating effects on the central nervous system.
  • Researchers study effects of unidentified products that are highly-contaminated with residues of carbamate, organophosphate and chlorine pesticides, dioxin in the smoke from the chlorine pesticides and bleached paper, cancer-causing polonium 210 radiation from certain phosphate fertilizers, any of about 1400 untested and often toxic non-tobacco additives, added burn accelerants, kid-attracting sweets and flavorings etc, carcinogenic filter components, and addiction-enhancing additives. Pesticide Industry War On Mothers
  • Organophosphate and carbamates are nerve poisons that lower the blood levels of an enzyme called cholinesterase, which aids in the regulation of the nervous system.
  • That study found that 2-year-olds with lower levels of paraoxonase 1 (PON1), an enzyme that breaks down the toxic metabolites of organophosphate pesticides, had more neurodevelopmental delays than those with higher levels of the enzyme. Innovations-report
  • Many commonly used chemicals, especially organophosphate and carbamate pesticides, poison mammals by this mechanism. Neurotoxicity
  • Like a good many other people I still believe that organophosphates have a lot to answer for.
  • The three types of pesticide used in preparations are organophosphates, carbamate and pyrethroids.
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