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Related to bismuth subnitrate: bismuth nitrate
a basic salt, the composition of which varies with the conditions of preparation; used internally as an intestinal astringent and externally as a mild astringent and antiseptic.
Synonym(s): bismuth oxynitrate
A heavy white odorless powder; used as an astringent, protective, and antiseptic. It is incompatible with acids, tannins, and sulfides.
See also: bismuth