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malathion

 [mal-ah-thi´on]
an organophosphorusinsecticide used in topical applications for lice.

mal·a·thi·on

(mal'ă-thī'on),
An organophosphorous compound used as an insecticide and veterinary ectoparasiticide; considered to be less toxic than parathion.

malathion

(măl′ə-thī′ŏn′)
n.
An organophosphate compound, C10H19O6PS2, used as an insecticide.

malathion

A topical anticholinesterase-type organophosphate pesticide, used for insects (e.g., aphids, spiders, mites, head lice, houseflies and others).

Toxicity
Billed as a “safe” pesticide, malathion has been linked to skin and eye irritation, cramps, nausea, diarrhoea, excessive sweating, seizures, death, and ADHD.

malathion

Public health A topical anticholinesterase-type organophosphate pesticide, used for insects–aphids, spiders, mites, head lice; houseflies, and other creepy crawlies. See Intermediate syndrome, Organophosphate pesticide.

malathion

A poisonous organophosphate insecticide drug used in very low concentration in preparations for external use to destroy lice. Brand names are Derbac-M, Prioderm and Suleo-M.

Malathion

An insecticide that can be used in 1% powdered form to disinfect the clothes of patients with body lice.
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We know that Caxton's source, the French Ovide moralise in prose, was probably written in Bruges in the 1470s (22), and it is suggested that the manuscript of it now in London was written for Edward IV (20).
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For medievalists recent years have seen the publication of two complementary books: Sarah Kay's Courtly Contradictions (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001), which focuses on representations of courtly love, and the present volume by James Simpson, which draws on both Lacan and Zizek, to investigate the construction of individual, communal, and historical identity in three chansons de geste, the Ovide moralise, and Trubert.
Without alluding to Spanish translations of the Ovide moralisee or, more importantly, to the poet's other usurpations of mythology--and against the editor's affirmation that the essays "destroy simplistic notions about women's passivity or activity" (3)--Ricapito clings to the belief that Galatea's presumably sinful "fall" in turn represents "an age-old problem of sexuality and its concomitant repercussions morally, religiously, and theologically" (175).
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Indo-Canadian lawyer Laxmi (Kiran Ahluwalia) struggles with Haitian-Canadian architect Ovide (Haydain Neale) over his macho attitude.