[ sahy-uh-noh-jen-ik, sahy-an-uh- ]
/ ˌsaɪ ə noʊˈdʒɛn ɪk, saɪˌæn ə- /
adjective Biology, Chemistry.
capable of producing hydrogen cyanide.
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Also cy·a·no·ge·net·ic [sahy-uh-noh-juh-net-ik, sahy-an-oh-]. /ˌsaɪ ə noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, saɪˌæn oʊ-/.
OTHER WORDS FROM cyanogeniccy·a·no·gen·e·sis, noun
Words nearby cyanogenic
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Cyanogenic: applied to repugnatorial glands in myriapods and sometimes in insects.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith