Nitric-oxide definitions

A colorless, poisonous gas, NO, produced by the partial oxidation of atmospheric nitrogen, by cellular metabolism, and as an intermediate during the manufacture of nitric acid from ammonia. In the body, nitric oxide is involved in oxygen transport to the tissues, the transmission of nerve impulses, and other physiological activities.
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A colorless gas, NO, prepared by the action of nitric acid on copper or directly from the air by various processes.
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A colorless, poisonous gas produced as an intermediate compound during the manufacture of nitric acid from ammonia or from atmospheric nitrogen. It is also produced through cellular metabolism. In the body, nitric oxide is involved in oxygen transport to the tissues, the transmission of nerve impulses, and other physiological activities. Chemical formula: NO.
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(chemistry) The binary compound of nitrogen and oxygen NO; an unstable compound which rapidly oxidizes in the presence of air.
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