mannitol hexanitrate

noun
mannitol hexa·​ni·​trate | \ -ˌhek-sə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt How to pronounce mannitol hexanitrate (audio) \

Medical Definition of mannitol hexanitrate

: an explosive crystalline ester C6H8(NO3)6 made by nitration of mannitol and used mixed with a carbohydrate (as lactose) in the treatment of angina pectoris and vascular hypertension

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