TITLE

nitrate

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1471
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "nitrate" is presented. It refers to a salt of nitric acid. Agents in this class include isosorbide dinitrate or mononitrate and nitroglycerin. They are arteriovenous dilators and are used to treat angina pectoris, hypertension, and congestive heart failure, among other conditions. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21237726

 

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