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sodium nitroprusside

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

Medical Definition of sodium nitroprusside

  1. :  a red crystalline salt C5FeN6Na2O administered intravenously as a vasodilator especially in hypertensive emergencies—see nipride


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