Definition of Amyl nitrate

1. Noun. A vasodilator that is sometimes used to treat angina pectoris.

Generic synonyms: Vasodilative, Vasodilator



Definition of Amyl nitrate

1. Noun. (organic compound) The ester of amyl alcohol (pentanol) and nitric acid, C5H11NO3, used to control angina and as an antidote to cyanide poisoning. ¹

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Literary usage of Amyl nitrate

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1892)
"E. Liebert* adds amyl nitrate to nitroglycerine to diminish its sensitiveness to cold and concussion. A variation of his process consists in mixing ..."

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