nitron

noun
ni·​tron | \ ˈnī-ˌträn How to pronounce nitron (audio) \

Medical Definition of nitron

: a compound C20H16N4 used in the qualitative and quantitative determination of nitric acid with which it forms an insoluble nitrate

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“Nitron.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nitron. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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