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  • 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)
  • noun trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris

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