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man'nitol hexani'trate



Chem., Pharm.
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. Also called nitromannitol, nitromannite.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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