An analog of pyrethrolone (2-propenyl replacing the 2,4-pentadienyl group) used in allethrins.

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  • allethrins — Allethrolone esters of chrysanthemum monocarboxylic acids and synthetic analogs of pyrethrins, which are pyrethrolone esters of the same acids; viscous liquids, insoluble in water, that can be absorbed by lungs, skin, and mucous membranes and may …   Medical dictionary

  • chrysanthemum-carboxylic acids — Cyclopropane carboxylic acid s substituted in one position by two methyl groups, the other by 2 methyl 1 propenyl (chrysanthemum monocarboxylic acid) or by 3 methoxy 2 methyl 3 oxo 1 propenyl (chrysanthemum dicarboxylic acid methyl ester); these… …   Medical dictionary

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