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nitrite US English

A salt or ester of nitrous acid, containing the anion NO2− or the group —NO2

amyl nitrite US English

A yellowish volatile synthetic liquid used medicinally as a vasodilator. It is rapidly absorbed by the body on inhalation, and is sometimes used for its stimulatory effects

ethyl nitrite US English

A volatile, sweet-tasting liquid, formerly used medicinally in ethanolic solution as a sudorific and diuretic; also called nitrous ether.