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Definition of "nitroprusside" [ni•tro•prus•side]

  • Any salt, of the hypothetical nitroprussic acid, that contains a pentacyanonitrosylferrate anion (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nitroprusside" in a sentence
  • "Analysis by color tests (Marquis and nitroprusside), GC/MS, and UV, however, indicated not MDMA but rather a 1: 1 mixture of benzylpiperazine (BZP) and trifluoromethylphenylpiperazine (TFMPP) for the orange, green, purple and blue tablets, and a 1: 2 mixture of BZP and TFMPP for the pink tablets."
  • "Conventional therapy for hypertensive crisis should be employed. 5 A rapid short-acting parenteral alpha-adrenergic blocker, such as phentolamine, or vasodilators, such as nitroprusside, are recommended."
  • "Colonel Ashley looked after her for a moment, as though half of a mind to follow, and then, slowly shaking his head, he again picked up the paper he had been reading, delving through a maze of technical poisoning detection formulae, from Vortmann's nitroprusside test to a consideration of the best method of estimating the toxicity of chemical compounds by blood hemolysis."