nitroglycerin


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ni·tro·glyc·er·in

also ni·tro·glyc·er·ine  (nī′trō-glĭs′ər-ĭn, -trə-)
n.
A thick, pale yellow liquid, C3H5N3O9, that is explosive on concussion or exposure to sudden heat. It is used in the production of dynamite and blasting gelatin and as a vasodilator in medicine.

ni•tro•glyc•er•in

(ˌnaɪ trəˈglɪs ər ɪn)

also ni•tro•glyc•er•ine

(-ər ɪn, -əˌrin)

n.
a highly explosive oily liquid, C3H5N3O9, used in explosives and as a vasodilator.
[1855–60]

ni·tro·glyc·er·in

(nī′trō-glĭs′ər-ĭn)
A thick, pale-yellow, explosive liquid formed by treating glycerin with nitric and sulfuric acids. It is used to make dynamite, and in medicine to dilate blood vessels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nitroglycerin - 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)
blasting gelatin - mixture of guncotton with nitroglycerin
cordite - explosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords
dynamite - an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
Nitrospan, Nitrostat - trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris
vasodilative, vasodilator - a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
nitrate - any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
Translations

nitroglycerin

nitroglycerine [ˈnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsəriːn] Nnitroglicerina f

nitroglycerin

[ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsərɪn] nitroglycerine [ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsəriːn] nnitroglycérine f

nitroglycerin(e)

nNitroglyzerin nt

nitroglycerin

n nitroglicerina
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'Because it is clear and oily, nitroglycerin would be easy to conceal in lotion or shampoo bottles.
* Do not exercise to the point of chest pain -- if you develop it, stop exercising and take nitroglycerin as prescribed, or call 911.
The number of patients who required nitroglycerin for reduction of bleeding in each group is shown in Table 2.
Patients who refused; patients with Reynauld's disease, sickle-cell disease, crush injuries, and swelling or skin infection at the site of injection; and patients with a history of allergy to nitroglycerin or lidocaine and surgeries >60 minutes or <30 minutes were excluded from the study.
Current treatments with calcium channel blockers or vasodilators such as nitroglycerin, changing the disease activity and avoiding the compounds that determine constriction at coronary level, make the diagnosis of vasospastic angina quite difficult (JCS Joint Working Group 2010).
Morphine, oxygen, nitroglycerin, and aspirin (ASA).