allyl isothiocyanate

noun
allyl iso·​thio·​cy·​a·​nate | \ -ˌī-sō-ˌthī-ə-ˈsī-ə-ˌnāt, -nət How to pronounce allyl isothiocyanate (audio) \

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

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“Allyl isothiocyanate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/allyl%20isothiocyanate. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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