noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble, explosive solid, C6H8N6O18, used as a fulminating agent in percussion caps and in the treatment of hypertension and coronary insufficiency.
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Also called nitromannitol, nitromannite.
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Definition for nitromannite (2 of 2)
[ nahy-truh-man-i-tawl, -tol ]
/ ˌnaɪ trəˈmæn ɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl /
Also ni·tro·man·nite [nahy-truh-man-ahyt] /ˌnaɪ trəˈmæn aɪt/.
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