a highly toxic nerve gas, CHFPO, which attacks the central nervous system, quickly bringing on convulsions and death
Origin of sarinGerman
A poisonous liquid, C4H10FO2P, that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare.
Origin of sarinGerman, originally a code name.
Named after the initials of its creators, Gerhard Schrader (1903-1990), Ambros, RÃ¼diger and Van der Linde.