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cacodyl

Pronunciation: kak′ō-dil

Definition: An oil resulting from the distillation together of arsenous acid and potassium acetate.

Synonym(s): dicacodyl, tetramethyldiarsine

[G. kakōdēs, foul-smelling]

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