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Definition 1: any of a series of nerve agents containing organophosphate compounds first synthesized by German chemists in 1936; in World War II the Germans tested them in concentration camps but not on the battlefield; Iraq is alleged to have used them against Iran and against the Kurds - [noun denoting substance]

(organophosphate nerve agent is a kind of ...) a toxic gas that is inhaled or absorbed through the skin and has harmful effects on the nervous and respiratory system

(... is a kind of organophosphate nerve agent ) a highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase

(... is a kind of organophosphate nerve agent ) a nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled

(... is a kind of organophosphate nerve agent ) the first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936; a highly toxic combustible liquid that is soluble in organic solvents and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare

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