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metrifonate

[mi-trif-uh-neyt] /mɪˈtrɪf əˌneɪt/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an organophosphorus compound, C 4 H 8 Cl 3 O 4 P, used as an insecticide and anthelmintic.
Also called trichlorfon.
Origin
apparently contraction of the chemical name
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