nitritoid reaction


ni·​tri·​toid reaction ˈnī-trə-ˌtȯid- How to pronounce nitritoid reaction (audio)
: an acute reaction that sometimes occurs to certain drugs (as gold sodium thiomalate) and that resembles poisoning by nitrite especially in the presence of flushing, tachycardia, and faintness

called also nitritoid crisis

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“Nitritoid reaction.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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