Synonyms of 'poison: Poisonous substances and gases'
aconiteacroleinadamsiteafterdampa poisonous mixture of gases containing carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen formed after the explosion of firedamp in coal mines Agent Orangealdrinallyl alcoholanilineantimony potassium tartratearsenic or arsenic trioxidea white poisonous powder used in the manufacture of glass and as an insecticide, rat poison, and weedkiller. Formula: As2O3 arsineatropine or atropinbarium hydroxidebenzenea colourless flammable toxic aromatic liquid used in the manufacture of styrene, phenol, etc, as a solvent for fats, resins, etc, and as an insecticide. Formula: C6H6 benzidinebrucinebitter poisonous alkaloid resembling strychnine and obtained from the tree Strychnos nuxvomica: used mainly in the denaturation of alcohol. Formula: C23H26N2O4 cacodylan oily poisonous liquid with a strong garlic smell; tetramethyldiarsine. Formula: [(CH3)2As]2 carbon disulphidecarbon monoxideconiine, conin, or coninea colourless poisonous soluble liquid alkaloid found in hemlock; 2-propylpiperidine. Formula: C5H10NC3H7 curareblack resin obtained from certain tropical South American trees, esp Chondrodendron tomentosum, acting on the motor nerves to cause muscular paralysis: used medicinally as a muscle relaxant and by South American Indians as an arrow poison cyanic acidcyanidecyanogendigitalinemetineformaldehydea colourless poisonous irritating gas with a pungent characteristic odour, made by the oxidation of methanol and used as formalin and in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: HCHO hemlockhydrastinehydrogen cyanidea colourless poisonous liquid with a faint odour of bitter almonds, usually made by a catalysed reaction between ammonia, oxygen, and methane. It forms prussic acid in aqueous solution and is used for making plastics and dyes and as a war gas. Formula: HCN hydrogen fluoridehydrogen iodidehydrogen sulphidehyoscyaminea poisonous alkaloid occurring in henbane and related plants: an optically active isomer of atropine, used in medicine in a similar way. Formula: C17H23NO3 lead monoxidelewisitelindanemercuric chloridea white poisonous soluble crystalline substance used as a pesticide, antiseptic, and preservative for wood. Formula: HgCl2 mercuric oxidea soluble poisonous substance existing in red and yellow powdered forms: used as pigments. Formula: HgO methanolmethyl bromidemuscarinemustard gasnerve gas(esp in chemical warfare) any of various poisonous gases that have a potentially fatal paralysing effect on the central nervous system nitrogen dioxideosmium tetroxidea yellowish poisonous water-soluble crystalline substance with a penetrating odour, used as a reagent and catalyst in organic synthesis. Formula: OsO4 ouabaina poisonous white crystalline glycoside extracted from certain trees and used as a heart stimulant and, by some African tribes, on poison darts. Formula: C29H44O12.8H2O oxalic acidParaquatParis greenan emerald-green poisonous insoluble substance used as a pigment and insecticide. It is a double salt of copper arsenite and copper acetate. Formula: 3Cu(AsO2)2.Cu(C2H3O2)2 phenola white crystalline soluble poisonous acidic derivative of benzene, used as an antiseptic and disinfectant and in the manufacture of resins, nylon, dyes, explosives, and pharmaceuticals; hydroxybenzene. Formula: C6H5OH phosgenepicrotoxinpoison gasa gaseous substance, such as chlorine, phosgene, or lewisite, used in warfare to kill or harm potassium cyanidea white poisonous granular soluble solid substance used in photography and in extracting gold from its ores. Formula: KCN potassium permanganateprussic acidthe weakly acidic extremely poisonous aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide ratsbanerat poison, esp arsenic oxide red leadsarinisopropyl methylphosphono-fluoridate: used in chemical warfare as a lethal nerve gas producing asphyxia. Formula: CH3P(O)(F)OCH(CH3)2 silver nitratea white crystalline soluble poisonous substance used in making photographic emulsions, other silver salts, and as a medical antiseptic and astringent. Formula: AgNO3 sodium cyanidea white odourless crystalline soluble poisonous compound with an odour of hydrogen cyanide when damp. It is used for extracting gold and silver from their ores and for case-hardening steel. Formula: NaCN sodium fluoroacetatestibinestrychninetetramethyldiarsinethalliuma soft malleable highly toxic white metallic element used as a rodent and insect poison and in low-melting glass. Its compounds are used as infrared detectors and in photoelectric cells. Symbol: Tl; atomic no: 81; atomic wt: 204.3833; valency: 1 or 3; relative density: 11.85; melting pt: 304°C; boiling pt: 1473±10°C thebainetropinea white crystalline poisonous hygroscopic alkaloid obtained by heating atropine or hyoscyamine with barium hydroxide. Formula: C8H15NO urushiola poisonous pale yellow liquid occurring in poison ivy and the lacquer tree veratrinewhitedampa mixture of poisonous gases, mainly carbon monoxide, occurring in coal mines zinc chloride ▷ See poison
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