Medical Dictionary

allyl isothiocyanate

noun allyl iso·thio·cy·a·nate
\-ˌī-sō-ˌthī-ə-ˈsī-ə-ˌnāt, -nət\

Medical Definition of ALLYL ISOTHIOCYANATE

:  a colorless pungent irritating liquid ester C4H5NS that is the chief constituent of mustard oil used in medicine and is used as a flavoring agent and as a medical counterirritant—called also allyl mustard oil

Browse

May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears