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amyl nitrite

n :  a pale yellow pungent flammable liquid ester C5H11NO2 of commercial amyl alcohol and nitrous acid that is used chiefly in medicine as a vasodilator esp. in treating angina pectoris and illicitly as an aphrodisiac - called also isoamyl nitrite  - compare POPPER  .
 
 

 
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