Definition for amyl (2 of 2)
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With the president surrounded by “a fast Hollywood crowd,” someone offered him amyl nitrite, or “poppers.”Intern's Memoir Details Affair With President Kennedy|Matthew DeLuca|February 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One part of the alkaloid is dissolved in 36·6 of benzene, and in 76 parts of amyl alcohol.
If the aura be brief, buy a few "pearls" of Amyl Nitrite, crush one in your handkerchief, and sniff the vapour.Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia|Isaac G. Briggs
The violet coloring matter is obtained in a pure state on evaporating the amyl alcohol.
Inhalations of nitrite of amyl are said to have been useful.
Pohl73 found that amyl alcohol is largely eliminated by the lungs in the cat and in the dog.The Toxicity of Caffein|William Salant