cyanogenic

[ sahy-uh-noh-jen-ik, sahy-an-uh- ]
/ ˌsaɪ ə noʊˈdʒɛn ɪk, saɪˌæn ə- /
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adjective Biology, Chemistry.

capable of producing hydrogen cyanide.

Nearby words

  1. cyanogen,
  2. cyanogen bromide,
  3. cyanogen chloride,
  4. cyanogenesis,
  5. cyanogenetic,
  6. cyanoguanidine,
  7. cyanohydrin,
  8. cyanometer,
  9. cyanophil,
  10. cyanophilous

Also cy·a·no·ge·net·ic [sahy-uh-noh-juh-net-ik, sahy-an-oh-] /ˌsaɪ ə noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, saɪˌæn oʊ-/.

Origin of cyanogenic


Related formscy·a·no·gen·e·sis, noun

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