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nitroglycerin

noun ni·tro·glyc·er·in

Medical Definition of nitroglycerin

  1. :  a heavy oily explosive poisonous liquid C3H5N3O9 used chiefly in making dynamites and in medicine as a vasodilator (as in angina pectoris)—called also trinitrin, trinitroglycerin; see nitro-dur, nitrostat



Variants of nitroglycerin

or nitroglycerine \ˌnī-trə-ˈglis-(ə-)rən\play


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