nitrostat

nitrostat

noun
1. a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat) [syn: nitroglycerin
2. trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris [syn: Nitrospan
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