Organophosphate vs Dicrotophos - What's the difference?

organophosphate | dicrotophos |


As nouns the difference between organophosphate and dicrotophos

is that organophosphate is (chemistry) any ester of phosphoric acid or its derivatives, especially one used as an insecticide or herbicide while dicrotophos is an organophosphate acetylcholinesterase inhibitor used as an insecticide.

organophosphate

English

Noun

(wikipedia organophosphate) (en noun)
  • (chemistry) any ester of phosphoric acid or its derivatives, especially one used as an insecticide or herbicide
  • dicrotophos

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia dicrotophos)
  • An organophosphate acetylcholinesterase inhibitor used as an insecticide.