cyanogen

noun cy·an·o·gen \ sī-ˈa-nə-jən \
|Updated on: 27 Jun 2018

Definition of cyanogen

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

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Origin and Etymology of cyanogen

French cyanogène, from cyan- + gène -gen


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cyanogen

noun cy·ano·gen \ sī-ˈan-ə-jən \

medical Definition of cyanogen

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

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