[ ahy-suh-sahy-uh-neyt ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈsaɪ əˌneɪt /
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a salt or ester of isocyanic acid.
any compound containing the univalent group −NCO.
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Medical definitions for isocyanate
[ ī′sō-sī′ə-nāt′, -nət ]
Any of a family of nitrogenous chemicals that are used in industry and can cause respiratory disorders, especially asthma, if inhaled.
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