nitroprusside
The anion [Fe(CN)5NO]=; as in sodium n.; used as a vasodilator by the intravenous route.

* * *

ni·tro·prus·side .nī-trō-'prəs-.īd n a salt containing the anion [Fe(CN)5NO]2- composed of five cyanogen groups and one nitrosyl group coordinated with iron see SODIUM NITROPRUSSIDE

* * *

n.
a cyanide-containing drug used in the emergency treatment of high blood pressure. Given by controlled infusion into a vein, it is the most effective known means of reducing dangerously high pressure, but its effects and level in the blood must be closely monitored. Possible side-effects include nausea, vomiting, headache, palpitations, sweating, and chest pain.

* * *

ni·tro·prus·side (ni″tro-prusґīd) the anion [Fe(CN5)NO]2−; see sodium nitroprusside, under sodium.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nitroprusside — Ni tro*prus side, n. See {Nitroprussic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitroprusside — Nitroprusside, sind die Salze der von Plaisair bei der Behandlung von Ferrocyankalium mit verdünnter Salpetersäure entdeckten Nitroprussidwasserstoffsäure. Wenn man gepulvertes Blutlaugensalz mit verdünnter Salpetersäure übergießt, so löst es… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Nitroprussīde — Nitroprussīde, Verbindungen, die auf verschiedene Weise aus Cyanverbindungen entstehen. Aus der Lösung von gelbem Blutlaugensalz (Ferrocyankalium), die mit rauchender Salpetersäure behandelt, dann mit Soda neutralisiert und durch Kristallisation… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nitroprusside — Nitroprussīde, Salze, die aus Ferrocyansalzen durch Salpetersäure entstehen. Nitroprussidnatrium, rote, wasserlösliche Kristalle, zeigt mit Schwefelwasserstoff erst purpurrote, dann blaue Färbung, dient zu dessen Nachweis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • nitroprusside — sodium nitroprusside; n. a cyanide containing drug used in the emergency treatment of high blood pressure. Given by controlled infusion into a vein, it is the most effective known means of reducing dangerously high pressure, but its effects and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • nitroprusside — nitroprusidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė M₂[Fe(NO)(CN)₅] atitikmenys: angl. nitroprusside rus. нитропруссид ryšiai: sinonimas – nitrozilpentacianoferatas (2–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • nitroprusside — “+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary nitr + New Latin prussia Prussian blue + blue + International Scientific Vocabulary ide : a salt containing the anion [Fe(CN)5NO] composed of five cyanogen groups and one nitrosyl group… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitroprusside — noun Any salt, of the hypothetical nitroprussic acid, that contains a pentacyanonitrosylferrate anion …   Wiktionary

  • nitroprusside — ni·tro·prusside …   English syllables

  • nitroprusside test — (for cysteine) if a protein containing cysteine is dissolved in water and 2 to 4 drops of a 4 or 5 per cent solution of sodium nitroprusside and then a few drops of ammonia are added, a deep purple red color appears …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”