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ni•tro



Pronunciation: (nī'trō), [key]
adj.
Chem.containing the nitro group.

n.
nitroglycerin.

nitro-




a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the nitro group is present: nitroglycerin. Also, esp. before a vowel,nitr-.

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