Definition of Tetranitromethane

1. Noun. An organic oxidizer with chemical formula C(NO2)4. ¹



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Medical Definition of Tetranitromethane

1. Corrosive oxidant, explosive; additive to diesel and rocket fuels; causes skin and lung irritation; proposed war gas. A useful reagent for studying the modification of specific amino acids, particularly tyrosine residues in proteins. Has also been used for studying carbanion formation and for detecting the presence of double bonds in organic compounds. Pharmacological action: chemical warfare agents, indicators and reagents, oxidants. Chemical name: Methane, tetranitro- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetranitromethane

tetramorphs
tetramutant
tetranaphthyl
tetrandria
tetrandrine
tetrandrous
tetraneumona
tetraneutron
tetraneutrons
tetranitrate
tetranitrates
tetranitride
tetranitrides
tetranitro
tetranitrol
tetranitromethane (current term)
tetranortriterpenoid
tetranortriterpenoids
tetranuclear
tetranucleotide
tetranucleotides
tetranychid
tetraonid
tetraonids
tetraose
tetraoses
tetraotus
tetraoxane
tetraoxanes
tetraoxide

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