tri-o-tolyl phosphate

tri-o-tolyl phosphate
tri-o-tol·yl phos·phate (tri-tolґəl) the highly toxic ortho isomer of tritolyl phosphate; when ingested, it can cause paralysis. See Jamaica ginger paralysis, under paralysis. Called also triorthotolyl phosphate, tri-o-cresyl phosphate and triorthocresyl phosphate.

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  • triorthocresyl phosphate — A triaryl phosphate; produces a delayed neurotoxicity. An infamous incident occurred when it appeared as an adulterant in Jamaica ginger and was responsible for thousands of cases of paralysis during the Prohibition era. * * * tri·or·tho·cre·syl… …   Medical dictionary

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