Definition of nitrovin in English:

nitrovin

noun

Medicine
  • A heterocyclic antibiotic used as a growth promoter for livestock; C₁₄H₁₂N₆O₆.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Poultry Science. From nitro- + vin, probably representing vinyl, a component of the substance's molecule.

Pronunciation

nitrovin

/ˈnʌɪtrə(ʊ)vɪn/