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noun ni·tro·glyc·er·in

Medical Definition of NITROGLYCERIN

:  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


ni·tro·glyc·er·in or ni·tro·glyc·er·ine \ˌnī-trə-ˈglis-(ə-)rən\
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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