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malathion

 [mal-ah-thi´on]
an organophosphorusinsecticide used in topical applications for lice.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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malathion

(măl′ə-thī′ŏn′)
n.
An organophosphate compound, C10H19O6PS2, used as an insecticide.
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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Malathion

An insecticide that can be used in 1% powdered form to disinfect the clothes of patients with body lice.
Mentioned in: Lice Infestation
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En la Tabla II se muestra los resultados segun uso de la tecnica inmunocitoquimica de BrdU, segun el numero de espermatogonias positivas vs tubulos seminiferos con celulas marcadas, y el porcentaje de tubulos con celulas marcadas en relacion al total de tubulos, bajo los efectos del malathion. Se observa una disminucion significativa en el numero de espermatogonias marcadas desde el tratamiento a los 8,6 dias y hasta el final post-tratamiento (43 dias).
No studies have so far been reported on the nanosonophotocatalysis or the nanosonophoto- chemical process for removing malathion, and a detailed study of the nanosonophotocatalysis degradation process might provide useful information for optimizing the overall nanosonophotodegradation system.
culicifacies was reported susceptible to malathion in villages of Haryana state (22), in Madhya Pradesh (16) and also in the present study in some districts of Jharkhand and Odisha.
A simple gas chromatographic flame photometric detection method for the separation of diazinon, ethion, fenitrothion (I.S), malathion, methyl parathion and methyl pirimiphos was performed to determine OPPs in bean samples.
Susceptible baseline values: LC50 values of trichlorfon bifenthrin malathion methomyl lambda-cyhalothrin and spinosad in the susceptible strain of B.
Malathion may also be found in certain products to kill head lice.
The extent of inhibition of esterases enzyme activity was also assessed following in vivo exposure of test of quail by oral dosing (n = 15) were exposed to test solutions of parathion, malathion, methomyl, trichlorfon, or control (water) in cages.
Malathion (mercaptosuccinic acid diethyl ester) is an OP that is used widely to control insects agriculturally and West Nile virus by eliminating mosquito vectors (US Environmental Protection Agency 2000, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 2003).
The 95% confidence intervals of the 2 thrips species did not overlap for chlorpyrifos, malathion, [alpha]-cypermethrin, imidacloprid, or thiamethoxam, demonstrating a significantly higher susceptibility of C.
Of the washed soil, 300 grams were weighed and divided into 3 fractions of 100 grams, each fraction was added one of the pesticides (carbofuran, malathion and 2,4-D) in a 100 mL solution and a concentration of 100 ppm, the samples were then placed in the muffle at 100[degrees]C.
Preimpregnated papers for control groups used risella oil for DDT, olive oil for malathion, and silicone oil for permethrin and deltamethrin.