Nitroglycerin[nī′trō-glis′ĕr-in]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. An explosive, yellowish, oily fluid formed by the action of sulfuric and nitric acids on glycerin; used as a vasodilator, especially in angina pectoris; generates nitric oxide.

Synonyms
, glyceryl trinitrate , trinitroglycerin

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