sodium fluoroacetate
noun Date: 1945 a poisonous powdery compound C2H2FNaO2 — compare 1080

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  • sodium fluoroacetate — [flôr΄ō as′ə tāt, floor΄ō as′ə tāt] n. a powder, CH2FCOONa, used as a rodent poison …   English World dictionary

  • sodium fluoroacetate — noun : a poisonous powdery compound CH2FCOONa used as a rodenticide called also 1080 * * * /floor oh as i tayt , flawr oh , flohr oh /, Chem. a white, amorphous, water soluble, poisonous powder, C2H2FO2Na, used as a rodenticide. Also called 1080 …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodium fluoroacetate — sodium flu·o·ro·ace·tate .flu̇( ə)r ō as ə .tāt n a poisonous powdery compound C2H2FNaO2 * * * the sodium salt of fluoroacetic acid, a toxin found in the South African tree Dichapetalum cymosum; it is used as a rodenticide, but is also poisonous… …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium fluoroacetate — /floor oh as i tayt , flawr oh , flohr oh /, Chem. a white, amorphous, water soluble, poisonous powder, C2H2FO2Na, used as a rodenticide. Also called 1080. [1940 45; FLUORO + ACETATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sodium fluoroacetate — so′dium fluor•o•ac′e•tate [[t]ˌflʊər oʊˈæs ɪˌteɪt, ˌflɔr oʊ , ˌfloʊr oʊ [/t]] n. chem. a white, amorphous, water soluble, poisonous powder, C2H2FO2Na, used as a rodenticide Also called 1080 • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Fluoroacétate de sodium — Général Nom IUPAC 2 fluoroacétate de sodium Synonymes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fluoroacetate — see SODIUM FLUOROACETATE * * * flu·o·ro·ac·e·tate (floor″o asґə tāt) a salt of fluoroacetic acid; the sodium salt and others are used in rodenticides and are toxic to many mammalian species. See fluoroacetate poisoning, under… …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium fluoroacetamide — a sodium salt related chemically to sodium fluoroacetate, also used as a rodenticide and causing poisoning similar to fluoroacetate poisoning in many mammals …   Medical dictionary

  • fluoroacetate — |flu̇(ə)(ˌ)rō, |flōr(ˌ)ō, |flȯ(ˌ)rō+ noun Etymology: fluor + acetate : a salt or ester of fluoroacetic acid; especially : sodium fluoracetate …   Useful english dictionary

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