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TEPP

Abbreviation for tetraethyl pyrophosphate.

TEPP

(tĕp)
n.
A crystalline organophosphorus compound, C8H20O7P2, that inhibits the action of acetylcholinesterase and is used as an insecticide.

tetraethylpyrophosphate

(tĕt-ră-ĕth″ĭl-pī-rō-fŏs′fāt),

TEPP

A powerful cholinesterase inhibitor used as an insecticide. It is poisonous to humans; the antidote is atropine.

TEPP

tetraethyl pyrophosphate.
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