nitric oxide


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nitric oxide

n.
A colorless, poisonous gas, NO, produced by the partial oxidation of atmospheric nitrogen, by cellular metabolism, and as an intermediate during the manufacture of nitric acid from ammonia. In the body, nitric oxide is involved in oxygen transport to the tissues, the transmission of nerve impulses, and other physiological activities.

nitric oxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless slightly soluble gas forming red fumes of nitrogen dioxide in air. Formula: NO. Systematic name: nitrogen monoxide

ni′tric ox′ide


n.
a colorless, slightly water-soluble gas, NO, an intermediate in the manufacture of nitric acid.
[1800–10]
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Noun1.nitric oxide - a poisonous red-brown gas (NO)
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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