nitroprusside

noun

ni·​tro·​prus·​side ˌnī-trō-ˈprəs-ˌīd How to pronounce nitroprusside (audio)
: a salt containing the anion [Fe(CN)5NO]2− composed of five cyanogen groups and one nitrosyl group coordinated with iron see sodium nitroprusside

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“Nitroprusside.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nitroprusside. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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