ethyl nitrite spirit


ethyl nitrite spirit
a four percent solution of ethyl nitrite in alcohol, formerly used in medicine as a diaphoretic, diuretic, and antispasmodic. Also called spirit of nitrous ether, sweet spirit of nitre.

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