Meaning of sodium fluoroacetate

so'dium fluor•o•ac'e•tate

Pronunciation: (floor"ō-as'i-tāt", flôr"ō-, flōr"ō-), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous powder, CHFONa, used as a rodenticide. Also called
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