Nitrospan

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)
Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Nitrostat), ↑trade name
Hypernyms: ↑nitrate, ↑vasodilator, ↑vasodilative
Substance Holonyms: ↑blasting gelatin, ↑cordite, ↑dynamite, ↑Nitrostat
2. trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris
Syn: ↑Nitrostat
Hypernyms: ↑vasodilator, ↑vasodilative

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  • 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, ↑nitroglycerine, ↑trinitroglycerin,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glyceryl trinitrate — noun 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, ↑nitroglycerine, ↑trinitroglycerin,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitroglycerin — noun 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: ↑nitroglycerine, ↑trinitroglycerin, ↑glyceryl trinitrate,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trinitroglycerin — noun 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, ↑nitroglycerine, ↑glyceryl trinitrate,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blasting gelatin — noun mixture of guncotton with nitroglycerin • Hypernyms: ↑explosive mixture • Substance Meronyms: ↑cellulose nitrate, ↑nitrocellulose, ↑guncotton, ↑nitrocotton, ↑nitroglycerin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brand name — noun a name given to a product or service • Syn: ↑trade name, ↑brand, ↑marque • Members of this Usage Domain: ↑Sectral (for: ↑trade name), ↑Xanax ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • trade name — noun a name given to a product or service (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑brand name, ↑brand, ↑marque • Members of this Usage Domain: ↑Sectral, ↑Xanax, ↑SK Ampicillin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vasodilative — noun a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels • Syn: ↑vasodilator • Hypernyms: ↑dilator • Hyponyms: ↑amlodipine besylate, ↑Norvasc, ↑amyl nitrate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vasodilator — noun a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels • Syn: ↑vasodilative • Hypernyms: ↑dilator • Hyponyms: ↑amlodipine besylate, ↑Norvasc, ↑amyl nitrate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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