nitroglycerine


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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.

nitroglycerine

(ˌnaɪtrəʊˈɡlɪsəˌriːn) or

nitroglycerin

n
(Elements & Compounds) a pale yellow viscous explosive liquid substance made from glycerol and nitric and sulphuric acids and used in explosives, and in medicine as a vasodilator. Formula: CH2NO3CHNO3CH2NO3. Also called: trinitroglycerine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nitroglycerine - 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
nitroglyseriini
ニトログリセリン
nitrogliceryna
nitroglyxerin

nitroglycerine

[ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsəˌriːn] nitroglycerin [ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsərɪn] nnitroglicerina

nitroglycerine

n. nitroglicerina, nitrato de glicerina usado como vasodilatador esp. en la angina de pecho.
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The bomb-making cache that was discovered included carboys of acid, an unstable vat of nitroglycerine, 170lbs of explosives and a bath full of 'liquid nitro'.
The move was said to be of great importance, as nitroglycerine is a raw material used in the manufacture of propellants and rocket motor fuel - the two principal products of the Bishopton site.
001 HS SD: Standard deviation, NS: Not significant, HS: Highly significant Table 3: Use of other agents to maintain intraoperative hemodynamic stability Number of patients Agent Group CL Group C (%) Injection midazolam 1 mg IV 0 13(43) Injection nitroglycerine 0 14 (47) (5 [micro]g/kg/min) Both 0 3 (10) IV: Intravenous Table 4: Postoperative hemodynamic and respiratory parameters Parameters Group CL Group C Pulse (beats/min) 84.
It is possible that OCT use in the early phase of the present case after nitroglycerine loading and resolution of spasms would have revealed the thrombus formation in the LMCA, and a more aggressive antithrombotic strategy or percutaneous intervention could have been chosen.
Though there is minimal data about nitroglycerine for extubation response, it has been effectively used as a rescue drug for controlling hypertension during extubation while studying other drugs.
But on a long trip like this, they hold even more -- car keys, a comb, Kleenex, loose change, sunglasses, Nitroglycerine for possible chest pain, chewing gum, cell phone, tiny slips of paper containing phone numbers of friends along the way and other odds and ends.
Alfred Nobel discovered dynamite when he upended a beaker of nitroglycerine into a barrel of diatomaceous earth.
The magic bullet in many cases of difficult fetal extraction is sublingual nitroglycerine spray.
Objective: To determine the efficacy of transdermal Nitroglycerine patch in idiopathic pre-term labour and foeto-maternal outcome.
The facility will be constructed at Keystone Industrial Park in Greenwood Township, located on the site of a former World War II nitroglycerine plant site in Crawford County.
Soap manufacturers work very hard to remove the extra glycerin--which is good for your skin, but also good for making other stuff, including lotion, lubricants and even nitroglycerine.
Nothing was left of the cargo in 98 shipping containers, containing a mix of gunpowder and nitroglycerine, and metal casings.