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noun man·de·lo·ni·trile \ˌman-də-lō-ˈnī-trəl, -ˌtrīl\

Medical Definition of mandelonitrile

  1. :  a yellow oily liquid C8H7NO that can be prepared by hydrolysis of amygdalin and yields a small amount of hydrogen cyanide when mixed with alcohol and water

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