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Lethal [[insecticide]]s and [[chemical weapon]]s that kill by interfering with the metabolism of the neurotransmitter [[acetylcholine]] by [[cholinesterase]], causing muscle contractions that do not release
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Lethal [[insecticide]]s and [[chemical weapon]]s that kill by acting as [[cholinesterase inhibitor]]s, causing muscle contractions that do not release; they are usually organophosphates with the most poisonous containing fluorine

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Nerve agent [r]: Lethal insecticides and chemical weapons that kill by acting as cholinesterase inhibitors, causing muscle contractions that do not release; they are usually organophosphates with the most poisonous containing fluorine