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 acetylcholinesterase 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.