organophosphate


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organophosphate

[ȯr¦gan·ə′fäs‚fāt]
(organic chemistry)
A soluble fertilizer material made up of organic phosphate esters such as glucose, glycol, or sorbitol; useful for providing phosphorus to deep-root systems.
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Electrophysiological studies in acute organophosphate poisoning.
Objective: To investigate the relationship between clinical and demographic characteristics and mortality in patients with organophosphate poisoning.
Toxicity bioassay results for 6 pyrethroid and 3 organophosphate insecticides against adult males are listed in Table 2.
Single studies have mentioned hyponatraemia as a metabolic complication of organophosphate poisoning,11 but the mechanism behind this is not clear.
Cholinesterase status, pharmacokinetics and laboratory findings during oxime therapy in organophosphate poisoned patients.
This study found high resistance to pyrethroid insecticide in all 7 study populations, no resistance to organophosphate, and patchy distribution of resistance to carbamate insecticide in An.
"Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides and IQ in 7Year-Old Children".
The new chemistry has remarkably different properties from the old standby organophosphates. The neonicotinoids are water soluble, don't degrade very quickly, and readily translocate into plant tissue.
Therefore, keeping in view of history of organophosphate poisoning followed by signs of quadriparesis with axonal motor neuropathy pattern on electrophysiology, a diagnosis of organophosphate induced delayed neuropathy was established.
They have been organised by the National Sheep Association and are aimed at raising awareness and improving understanding of control options - dipping in organophosphate of injecting endectocides - and the importance of flock security.