Definition of Cyanohydrins

1. Noun. (plural of cyanohydrin) ¹



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Definition of Cyanohydrins

1. cyanohydrin [n] - See also: cyanohydrin

Medical Definition of Cyanohydrins

1. R-CHOH-CN;addition compounds of HCN and aldehydes. Synonym: cyanalcohols. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanohydrins

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

Literary usage of Cyanohydrins

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1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"The cyanohydrins of aldehydes and ketones readily reac in the cold with the sodium derivative of ethyl cyanoacetate orming the sodium derivatives of ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... by reaction with potassium cyanide, to a mixture of epimeric cyanohydrins 13. The product was allowed to react (4) EL Smith and M. Bergmann, J. Biol. ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... Saponification of benzoylated cyanohydrins by acetic acid in the presen« «I metallic salts. J. ALOY AND CHARLES RABAUT. Bull. soc. chim xg 444(1916); ..."

4. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"3. a-Amino-acids are formed by the action of ammonia upon the cyanohydrins of aldehydes or ketones, and subsequent hydrolysis of the nitrile-group ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"... cyanohydrins. This compound is a liquid, soluble in water and alcohol, and boiling at 183°, which is converted by acids and alkalies into lactic acid, ..."

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