isocyanide

noun

iso·​cy·​a·​nide -ˈsī-ə-ˌnīd How to pronounce isocyanide (audio)
: any of a class of compounds that are isomeric with the normal cyanides, that have the structure RNC, and that are in general colorless volatile poisonous liquids of strong offensive odor

called also carbylamine, isonitrile

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“Isocyanide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isocyanide. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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