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nitrate

 [ni´trāt]
any salt or ester of nitric acid; organic nitrates are used in the treatment of angina pectoris and as preservatives in meat products. Some individuals have sensitivity to nitrates and may suffer from headache, diarrhea, or urticaria after ingesting them.

ni·trate

(nī'trāt),
A salt of nitric acid.

ni·trate

(nī'trāt)
A salt of nitric acid.
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Recently more people have been worried about nitrates in food.
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Occasionally, plants accumulate excessive amounts of nitrate, resulting in high livestock mortality rates (Soetan et al., 2010).
Lead Researcher Bamini Gopinath stated that the link between vegetable nitrates and macular degeneration could have important implications.
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Commercial fertilizer (such as urea and ammonium nitrate) and manure are applied to approximately 72% and 10% of the cropland, respectively, in North Carolina (North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 2016; Osmond et al., 2003).
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