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