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Pronunciation: kar′bă-māt


  1. A salt or ester of carbamic acid forming the basis of urethane hypnotics.
  2. A group of cholinesterase-inhibiting insecticides resembling organophosphates, carbaril.

Synonym(s): carbamoate

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