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TEPP

Chemistry.
  1. tetraethyl pyrophosphate.
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tetraethyl pyrophosphate

noun Chemistry.
  1. a colorless to amber, hygroscopic, poisonous liquid, (C2H5)4P2O7, used as an insecticide and as a rodenticide.
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Historical Examples of tepp

  • TEPP which is teta ethyl pyrophosphate is a very quick acting material but doesn't last.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting

    Northern Nut Growers Association


tepp in Medicine

TEPP

(tē′ē-pē′pē)
n.
  1. Tetraethyl pyrophosphate; a crystalline organophosphorus compound that inhibits the action of acetylcholinesterase and is used as a stimulant of the parasympathetic nervous system.
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tetraethyl pyrophosphate

n.
  1. TEPP.
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