Definition of Isothiocyanate

1. Noun. A family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations.




Definition of Isothiocyanate

1. Noun. (chemistry) any salt or ester of the hypothetical isothiocyanic acid; or the -NCS radical or the NCS-1 anion; isomeric with thiocyanate ¹

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Medical Definition of Isothiocyanate

1. The radical of isothiocyanic acid, -N==C==S. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isothiocyanate

isothermals
isothermic
isothermobath
isothermobathic
isothermobaths
isotherms
isotherombrose
isotherombroses
isothiazole
isothiazoles
isothiazolidine
isothiazolidines
isothiazolidinium
isothiazolinone
isothiazolinones
isothiocyanate (current term)
isothiocyanates
isothiourea
isothipendyl
isothiuronium
isotone
isotones
isotonia
isotonic
isotonic coefficient
isotonic contraction
isotonic exercise
isotonic solution
isotonic solutions
isotonic traction

Literary usage of Isothiocyanate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Watts' Manual of Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical (based on Fownes' Manual). by Henry Watts, George Fownes, William Augustus Tilden (1886)
"The pungent odour, and the direct combination with ammonia and amines, are characteristic of all the ethers of this group. Phenyl isothiocyanate ..."

2. Theories of Organic Chemistry by Ferdinand August Karl Henrich (1922)
"N-(Pyrimidine) 3 \S-(Pyrimidine) ^S Pyrimidine thiocyanate Pyrimidine isothiocyanate Cyanic esters corresponding to the thiocyanates or ..."

3. Pharmaceutical and Food Analysis: A Manual of Standard Methods for the by Azor Thurston (1922)
"Each cc. of tenth-normal silver nitrate VS consumed corresponds to 0.004956 gm. of allyl isothiocyanate. Uses. Volatile oil of mustard is used in liniments ..."

4. Practical Standardization by Chemical Assay of Organic Drugs and Galenicals by Albert Brown Lyons (1920)
"Nearly all of the numerous assay processes for volatile oil of mustard depend on reaction .of the allyl isothiocyanate in the oil with ammonia, -producing a ..."

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