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demeton

[ dem-i-ton ]
/ ˈdɛm ɪˌtɒn /
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noun Chemistry.

either of two pale-yellow, highly toxic chemicals, C6H15O3PS2 or C6H15O4PS2, used as systemic insecticides, lethal to insects feeding on the treated plant or animal.

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