sodium nitroprusside

noun
sodium ni·​tro·​prus·​side | \ -ˌnī-trō-ˈprəs-ˌīd How to pronounce sodium nitroprusside (audio) \

Medical Definition of sodium nitroprusside

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

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“Sodium nitroprusside.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sodium%20nitroprusside. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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