HyperDic: nitrospan

English > 2 senses of the word Nitrospan:
NOUNsubstanceNitrospan, nitroglycerin, nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, glyceryl trinitrate, Nitrostata heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid / liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol
artifactNitrospan, Nitrostattrade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris
English > Nitrospan: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid / liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan / Nitrospan and Nitrostat / Nitrostat).
Synonymsnitroglycerin, nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, glyceryl trinitrate, Nitrostat
BroadernitrateAny compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
vasodilator, vasodilativeA drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
Substance ofNitrospan, Nitrostattrade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris
blasting gelatinmixture of guncotton with nitroglycerin
corditeexplosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords
dynamiteAn explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishnitroglicerina
Catalannitroglicerina
English > Nitrospan: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningtrade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris.
SynonymNitrostat
Broadervasodilator, vasodilativeA drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
Substancesnitroglycerin, nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, glyceryl trinitrate, Nitrospan, NitrostatA heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid / liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol

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