Meaning of nitro

ni•tro

Pronunciation: (nī'trō), [key]
— adj.
  1. containing the nitro group.
—n.
  1. nitroglycerin.

nitro-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the nitro group is present: nitroglycerin.
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