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cyanogenic

adjective cy·a·no·gen·ic \ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈjen-ik, sī-ˌan-ō-\

Medical Definition of cyanogenic

  1. :  capable of producing cyanide (as hydrogen cyanide) <cyanogenic glycosides> <Cassava is cyanogenic, and varieties are recognized as being either bitter or sweet (i.e., containing high or low amounts of cyanide).—Darna L. Dufour, Bioscience, October 1990>

cyanogenesis \-ˈjen-ə-səs\ noun plural cyanogeneses \-ˌsēz\


Variants of cyanogenic

also cyanogenetic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\

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