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tetraethyl lead

[tet′rə·eth′il led]
a potentially toxic, anti-knock gasoline additive. Effects of overexposure include insomnia, lassitude, anxiety, nausea, tremor, pallor, hypothermia, anorexia, and psychosis.

tetraethyl lead

the additive in leaded petrol. See also lead1 poisoning.