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  • n. Plural form of nitrate.


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  • Where one drew nitrates from the soil, the other copies would have their nitrate needs met.

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  • Experiments designed to test discrepancies in theoretical computational chemistry have turned up a barely two-angstrom difference that may lead to a new approach to locate and remove dangerous toxins such as perchlorate and nitrates from the environment.


  • Let the baby-food industry make beets, turnips, carrots, collard greens, and spinach, because these veggies may contain large amounts of chemicals called nitrates when grown in some parts of the country and can cause anemia—a deficiency of red blood cells—in your wee one.

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  • Sulfoaildenafil poses a threat to consumers because it may interact with prescription drugs known as nitrates, including nitroglycerin, that are used by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or heart disease.

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  • After nitrogen fixation is nitrification, the conversion of ammonia to more water-soluble nitrates, which is performed by a small number of bacterial species living in both soils and water.

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  • So if you're taking nitrates, which is a drug that many men with heart disease take, you don't want to be taking the kinds of drugs we're showing you now so that is a big issue to pay attention to.

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  • Doctors warn Viagra should never be used with a class of medications called nitrates, because of serious blood pressure complications.

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  • Also, men who take nitrates, which is a form of a heart medication, should not take either drug.

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  • Adults are better equipped to cope with nitrates, which is why, according to the Czechoslovak state norm, water for consumption by adults may contain up to 50 milligrams per liter.

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  • One is nitrates, which is found in many foods that kids eat such as packaged foods, processed lunch meats and hot dogs.


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