Soman

Soman, or GD (systematic name: O-Pinacolyl methylphosphonofluoridate), is an extremely toxic chemical substance. It is a nerve agent, interfering with normal functioning of the mammalian nervous system by inhibiting the cholinesterase enzyme. It is an inhibitor of both acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase. As a chemical weapon, it is cla...
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soman

<chemical> An organophosphorus compound that inhibits cholinesterase. It causes seizures and has been used as a chemical warfare agent. ... Pharmacological action: chemical warfare agents, cholinesterase inhibitor, convulsants. ... Chemical name: Phosphonofluoridic acid, methyl-, 1,2,2-trimethylpropyl ester ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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soman

(from the article `anticholinesterase`) ...achieve their effects by causing a continual stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system. Parathion and malathion are thus highly effective ... ...known as tabun (GA). As much as 12,000 tons was produced for the German army in World War II, although it was never used. Another nerve agent,...
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soman

noun a nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled
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soman

A nerve agent also known as GD, which was first developed in 1944. It is a Schedule 1 chemical listed under the Schedules of Chemicals in the Annex on Chemicals of the Chemical Weapons Convention.
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soman

soman, colorless liquid used as a nerve gas. It boils at 167°C, evolving an odorless vapor. It is rapidly absorbed through the skin; death may result within 15 min of exposure. In nonfatal concentrations it is hazardous to the eyes. Soman is more powerful than tabun, acting faster and at lower c...
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soman

Type: Term Pronunciation: sō′măn Definitions: 1. An extremely potent cholinesterase inhibitor.
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