mannitol hexanitrate

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.

Words nearby mannitol hexanitrate

Also called nitromannitol, nitromannite.

Definition for nitromannite (2 of 2)

[ nahy-truh-man-i-tawl, -tol ]
/ ˌnaɪ trəˈmæn ɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl /

noun Chemistry.

Also ni·tro·man·nite [nahy-truh-man-ahyt] /ˌnaɪ trəˈmæn aɪt/.

Origin of nitromannitol Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019