sodium nitrite


sodium nitrite

noun

Definition of SODIUM NITRITE

:  a salt NaNO2 used especially in dye manufacture and as a meat preservative

First Known Use of SODIUM NITRITE

1869

sodium nitrite

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SODIUM NITRITE

: a colorless or yellowish deliquescent salt NaNO2 that is used as a meat preservative and in medicine as a vasodilator and an antidote for cyanide poisoning

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