cyanogenetic
or cyanogenic adjective Date: 1902 capable of producing cyanide (as hydrogen cyanide) <
a cyanogenetic glucoside
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cyanogenesis noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cyanogenetic — cy·a·no·ge·net·ic .sī ə nō jə net ik, sī .an ō or cy·a·no·gen·ic jen ik adj capable of producing cyanide (as hydrogen cyanide) <a cyanogenetic plant that is dangerous to livestock> cy·a·no·gen·e·sis jen ə səs n, pl e·ses .sēz * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • cyanogenetic — adjective capable of producing cyanide amygdalin is a cyanogenetic glucoside • Syn: ↑cyanogenic • Similar to: ↑toxic • Derivationally related forms: ↑cyanogen (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyanogenetic — See cyanogenesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • cyanogenetic — adjective Giving rise to cyanide See Also: cyanogenesis …   Wiktionary

  • cyanogenetic — adj. (Chemistry) able to produce hydrogen cyanide (poisonous gas) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cyanogenetic — cy·a·no·genet·ic …   English syllables

  • cyanogenic — adjective capable of producing cyanide amygdalin is a cyanogenetic glucoside • Syn: ↑cyanogenetic • Similar to: ↑toxic • Derivationally related forms: ↑cyanogen, ↑cyanogen ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • amygdalin — A cyanogenic glucoside present in almonds and seeds of other plants of the family Rosaceae; the principal component of laetrile. Emulsin splits a. into benzaldehyde, d glucose, and hydrocyanic acid. SYN: amygdaloside. [G …   Medical dictionary

  • linamarin — lin·a·mar·in .lin ə mar ən n a bitter crystalline toxic cyanogenetic glucoside C10H17NO6 occurring esp. in flax and the lima bean called also phaseolunatin * * * lin·a·ma·rin (lin″ə mahґrin) a toxic cyanogenetic glycoside found in flax …   Medical dictionary

  • amygdalin — noun Etymology: Latin amygdala Date: 1651 a white crystalline cyanogenetic glucoside C20H27NO11 found especially in the seeds of the apricot, peach, and bitter almond compare laetrile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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