cyanogen

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cy·an·o·gen

noun \sī-ˈa-nə-jən\

Definition of CYANOGEN

1
:  a monovalent group −CN present in cyanides
2
:  a colorless flammable poisonous gas (CN)2

Origin of CYANOGEN

French cyanogène, from cyan- + gène -gen
First Known Use: 1816

cy·ano·gen

noun \sī-ˈan-ə-jən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYANOGEN

1
: a monovalent group −CN present in cyanides
2
: a colorless flammable poisonous gas (CN)2

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