Definition of Cyanogenic

1. Adjective. Capable of producing cyanide. "Amygdalin is a cyanogenetic glucoside"

Exact synonyms: Cyanogenetic
Similar to: Toxic
Derivative terms: Cyanogen, Cyanogen



Definition of Cyanogenic

1. Adjective. cyanogenetic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cyanogenic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Cyanogenic

1. Capable of producing hydrocyanic acid; said of plants such as sorghum, Johnson grass, arrowgrass, and wild cherry which may cause cyanide poisoning in herbivorous animals. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanogenic

cyanoethylate
cyanoethylated
cyanoethylates
cyanoethylating
cyanoethylation
cyanoethylations
cyanoethyls
cyanoform
cyanoformate
cyanoformic acid
cyanogen
cyanogen bromide
cyanogeneses
cyanogenesis
cyanogenetic
cyanogenic (current term)
cyanogens
cyanohydrin
cyanohydrins
cyanoketone
cyanol
cyanols
cyanometalate
cyanometalates
cyanometallate
cyanometallates
cyanometer
cyanometers
cyanopathy
cyanophage

Literary usage of Cyanogenic

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1. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"... chlorogenic, cyanogenic and leuco- genic. How could chemistry have ever reached its present stage of development if chemists had balked at hard names? ..."

2. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"Like most soybeans, they contain a trypsin inhibitor that is broken down by heat as well as a cyanogenic glucoside that is leached out by the cooking water. ..."

3. A Text-book of Entomology: Including the Anatomy, Physiology, Embryology and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1898)
"... or the so-called cyanogenic glands, which are either paired, opening on the sides of the body, or form a single row along the median line of the under ..."

4. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"cyanogenic glycosides (Palmer et al., 1980) are considered the mediator of protection by linseed meal against chronic selenium toxicosis (Jensen and Chang, ..."

5. Biotechnology, Agriculture, And Food Security in Southern Africa by Steven Were Omamo, Klaus von Grebmer (2005)
"The FDA lists several known toxicants found in specific foods (eg, protease inhibitors in some cereals, lectins and cyanogenic glycosides in some legumes, ..."

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