[ ɔːɡˌanə͡ʊfˈɒsfe͡ɪt], [ ɔːɡˌanəʊfˈɒsfeɪt], [ ɔː_ɡ_ˌa_n_əʊ_f_ˈɒ_s_f_eɪ_t]
Related words: organophosphate synthesis, organophosphate pesticides, organophosphates in dog food, organophosphate toxicity, organophosphate insecticides, organophosphate poisoning, organophosphates
How to use "Organophosphate" in context?
Organophosphates are a family of chemical compounds that are widely used in agricultural and other industrial applications. They are potent nerve agents and chemical warfare agents. Organophosphates inhibit the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, leading to the paralysis of the nervous system.
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