Medical Dictionary

mannitol hexanitrate

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noun mannitol hexa·ni·trate \-ˌhek-sə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt\

Medical Definition of mannitol hexanitrate

  1. :  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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