nitrite

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noun ni·trite \ˈnī-ˌtrīt\

Definition of nitrite

  1. :  a salt or ester of nitrous acid

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First Known Use of nitrite

1788


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nitrite

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noun ni·trite \ˈnī-ˌtrīt\

Medical Definition of nitrite

  1. :  a salt or ester of nitrous acid



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