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rodenticide

 [ro-den´tĭ-sīd]
1. destructive to rodents.
2. an agent with this effect.
rodenticide poisoning poisoning by the effects of rodenticides; in humans it is rarely accidental but may occur in cases such as suicide attempts. Domestic animals may sicken and even die after either eating the poison directly or consuming rodents that have died from the poison. Poisoning by anticoagulant rodenticides such as indanedione and derivatives of warfarin occurs most often.

ro·den·ti·cide

(rō-den'ti-sīd),
An agent lethal to rodents.
[rodent + L. caedo, to kill]

rodenticide

/ro·den·ti·cide/ (ro-den´tĭ-sīd)
1. destructive to rodents.
2. an agent destructive to rodents.

rodenticide

(rō-dĕn′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent used to kill rodents.

ro·den·ti·cide

(rō-den'ti-sīd)
An agent lethal to rodents.
[rodent + L. caedo, to kill]

rodenticide

1. destructive to rodents.
2. an agent destructive to rodents. They are all toxic to animals and are a common cause of poisoning. The common ones are warfarin and its related compounds and sodium fluoroacetate, called also compound 1080. Other agents are cyanide, alphanaphthylthiourea (ANTU), thallium salts and zinc phosphide. Although these substances are selected because of their relatively low toxicity for domestic animals, they can all cause severe losses in them if used carelessly.
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