Definition of Amyl nitrite

1. Noun. (organic compound) The ester of amyl alcohol and nitrous acid. ¹



2. Noun. (informal) isoamyl nitrite ¹

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Medical Definition of Amyl nitrite

1. A vasodilator that is administered by inhalation. It is also used recreationally due to its supposed ability to induce euphoria and act as an aphrodisiac. Pharmacological action: aphrodisiacs, vasodilator agents. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amyl Nitrite

amygdaloid complex
amygdaloid fossa
amygdaloid nucleus
amygdaloid tubercle
amygdaloidal
amygdaloids
amygdaloside
amygdalotomy
amygdals
amygdule
amygdules
amyl
amyl alcohol
amyl hydrate
amyl nitrate
amyl nitrite (current term)
amyl valerate
amylaceous
amylaemia
amylase
amylase-creatinine clearance ratio
amylases
amylasuria
amylate
amylates
amylene
amylenes
amylic
amylic fermentation
amylin

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