Definition of Pentaerythritol

1. Noun. A coronary vasodilator (trade name Peritrate) used to treat angina pectoris.

Exact synonyms: Peritrate
Generic synonyms: Vasodilative, Vasodilator
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Pentaerythritol

1. Noun. (organic compound) The polyhydric alcohol ''2,2-bis(hydroxymethyl)1,3-propanediol'' C(CH2OH)4 ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pentaerythritol

1. C(CH2OH)4; Tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)methane;the tetranitrate is a coronary vasodilator with action similar to that of other slow acting organic nitrates. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentaerythritol

pentadecimal
pentadecimals
pentadecylic
pentadelphous
pentadelphy
pentadentate
pentadic
pentadiene
pentadienoate
pentadienoic
pentadienoic acid
pentadodecahedron
pentadodecahedrons
pentads
pentaene
pentaerythritol (current term)
pentaerythritol tetranitrate
pentaerythritol tetranitrate reductase
pentaerythritols
pentaerythrityl
pentaerythrityls
pentafid
pentafluoride
pentafluorides
pentafluoroethane
pentafluoropyridine
pentafluorostyrene
pentaformylgitoxin
pentagastrin
pentagastrin test

Literary usage of Pentaerythritol

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1. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"Their procedure for the preparation of pentaerythritol in detail is as follows: The ... The Hme and calcium formate in solution with the pentaerythritol are ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... amount of pentaerythritol and/or pentaerythritol stearate (calculated as free pentaerythritol) does not exceed 0.4 percent by weight of such polymers. ..."

3. Large Scale Coastal Behavior (1993) edited by J. H. List (1995)
"... of reaction product of ethoxylated fatty acid oils and a phenolic pentaerythritol ... and processors of reaction product of phenolic pentaerythritol ..."

4. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and ...by Mary Choate by Mary Choate (2007)
"... polymer with ethylene glycol and 68152-57-8 pentaerythritol (CA INDEX NAME) 4B 68333-69-7 Rosin, maleated, polymer with pentaerythritol 4B Sand 4B Seeds ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"il ici li y le ne give ol adipate-pentaerythritol adipate-5% Bentone-34 on 100-120 mesh Chromosorb W, '/« in. od X 20 ft, operated at 70°. ..."

6. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... prep, and in. ps. of higher aliphatic (Levene) 1610; from pentaerythritol (Filipov) 1904; satd., from vacuum tar (Pictet) 2058; ..."

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