Medical Dictionary

sodium nitroprusside

play
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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sodium nitroprusside? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!