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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

(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]
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