organophosphorus

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organophosphorus

 [or″gah-no-fos´fah-rus]
a compound containing phosphorus bound to an organic molecule. Some are used as insecticides and others are nerve gases; they are highly toxic acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
organophosphorus compound poisoning poisoning by excessive exposure to an organophosphorus compound; there are usually neurologic symptoms such as axonopathy and paralysis, and it often ends fatally.

organophosphorus

[or′gäno-fos′färus]
a compound containing phosphorus bound to an organic molecule. Some are used as insecticides and others are nerve gases; they are highly toxic acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
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As far as Organophosphrous,3 poisoning patients were concerned, they had muscurinic (15%), nicotinic (10%) manifestations.
DISCUSSION: In this study, out of 100 patients 23% of cases were due to organophosphrous (4) and carbamates (Insecticide Poisoning), (5) 54% of them were males and 46% were females.

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