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thiocyanate

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noun thio·cy·a·nate \ˌthī-ō-ˈsī-ə-ˌnāt, -nət\

Definition of thiocyanate

  1. :  a compound that consists of the chemical group SCN bonded by the sulfur atom to a group or an atom other than a hydrogen atom



Origin of thiocyanate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

thiocyanate

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noun thio·cy·a·nate \ˌthī-ō-ˈsī-ə-ˌnāt, -nət\

Medical Definition of thiocyanate

  1. :  a compound that consists of the chemical group SCN bonded by the sulfur atom to a group or an atom other than a hydrogen atom




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