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cyanogenesis

/ (ˌsaɪənəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
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noun
botany the release by certain plants, such as cherry laurel, of hydrogen cyanide, esp after wounding or invasion by pathogens
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How to use cyanogenesis in a sentence

  • Light and the assimilation processes depending on light exert a favorable influence on cyanogenesis.

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