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isofluorphate

Pronunciation: i'so-flor'fat

Definition: A toxic cholinergic agent that acts by irreversible inhibition of cholinesterase; an ophthalmic cholinergic agent used in the treatment of glaucoma; also used in biochemical research as an enzyme inhibitor.

Synonym(s): diisopropyl fluorophosphate

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