amidinohydrazone

[ am-i-dee-noh-hahy-druh-zohn ]
/ ˌæm ɪˌdi noʊˈhaɪ drəˌzoʊn /

noun

any of a group of pesticides, originally developed as antimalarial and antitubercular drugs, that impair cell respiration in cockroaches, red ants, and other insects.

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Origin of amidinohydrazone

shortening and alteration of the chemical name

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