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ni•trous



Pronunciation: (nī'trus), [key]
adj. Chem.
1. pertaining to compounds obtained from niter, usually containing less oxygen than the corresponding nitric compounds.
2. containing nitrogen, usually in the trivalent state.

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nitrosylsulfuric acidnitrous acid
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