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A lethal weapon outlawed by the [[Geneva Conventions]] that usually consists of a chemical compound that kills via e.g. the disruption of the [[central nervous system]], by causing boils on the skin, etc
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A weapon that cause death or disease by means of chemical interaction with the metabolism of the victim, as opposed to causing injury through blast, thermal, or other effects not on a molecular level

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A definition or brief description of Chemical weapon.

A weapon that cause death or disease by means of chemical interaction with the metabolism of the victim, as opposed to causing injury through blast, thermal, or other effects not on a molecular level