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pentaeryth'ritol tetrani'trate



Chem., Pharm.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, explosive solid, C5H8N4O12, used chiefly as a high explosive and as a vasodilator in treating angina pectoris. Also called PETN

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

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