glyphosate

glyphosate
A generic name for N-phosphonomethyl glycine, the active ingredient of several herbicides, such as , that inhibit a plant growth enzyme

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  • glyphosate — noun Etymology: perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary glycine + phosph + 1 ate Date: 1972 a systemic organophosphate herbicide C3H8NO5P used to control herbaceous and woody weeds especially on croplands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glyphosate — gly·phos·ate (glī fŏsʹāt) n. A white compound, C3H8NO5P, that is soluble in water, used as a broad spectrum herbicide.   [glycine + phosphate.] * * * …   Universalium

  • glyphosate — [ glʌɪfə(ʊ)seɪt] noun a synthetic compound which is a non selective systemic herbicide. Origin 1970s: from glycine + phospho + ate1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • glyphosate — glyph·o·sate …   English syllables

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  • glyphosate — An active ingredient in some herbicides, killing plants by inhibiting the activity of plant enolpyruvyl shikimate 3 phosphate synthase …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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