TEPP


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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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TEPP directed many of its activities toward Hispanics, which may, in part, explain the substantial decrease in cigarette smoking in that population.
Organophosphorous compounds were classified clinically on the basis of toxicity asmost dangerous: TEPP, Disulfoton.