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nitroprusside

noun ni·tro·prus·side \ ˌnī-trō-ˈprəs-ˌīd \

medical Definition of nitroprusside

: 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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