Medical Dictionary

cyanide

noun cy·a·nide \ˈsī-ə-ˌnīd, -nəd\

Medical Definition of CYANIDE

:  any of several compounds (as potassium cyanide) that contain the radical CN having a chemical valence of one, react with and inactivate respiratory enzymes, and are rapidly lethal producing drowsiness, tachycardia, coma, and finally death
May 04, 2015
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