Medical Dictionary

cyanogenic

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

cyanogenetic

\-jə-ˈnet-ik\

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\

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