nitration

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noun ni·tra·tion \nī-ˈtrā-shən\

Definition of nitration

  1. :  the process of adding a nitro group to an organic compound

nitrate

play \ˈnī-ˌtrāt\ transitive verb

nitrator

play \ˈnī-ˌtrā-tər\ noun

1876

First Known Use of nitration

1876


Medical Dictionary

nitration

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noun ni·tra·tion \nī-ˈtrā-shən\

Medical Definition of nitration

  1. :  the process of treating or combining with nitric acid or a nitrate; especially :  conversion of an organic compound into a nitro compound or a nitrate

nitrate

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nitrated

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nitrating


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