Definition of Cyanide poisoning

1. Noun. Poisoning due to ingesting or inhaling cyanide; common in smoke from fires and in industrial chemicals.

Medical Definition of Cyanide poisoning

1. A fairly common disease of herbivorous animals, but uncommon in man. Cyanogenic compounds are very toxic to humans either by inhalation or ingestion. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanide Poisoning

cyanic acid
cyanic acids
cyanide-nitroprusside test
cyanide dihydratase
cyanide group
cyanide hydratase
cyanide methemoglobin
cyanide poisoning (current term)
cyanide process
cyanide radical
cyanine dye
cyanine green G base

Literary usage of Cyanide poisoning

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Antidotes for cyanide poisoning.—DBS. CJ MARTIN and RA O'BRIEN, of Melbourne, commenting on the fact that cyanide poisoning had become not infrequent among ..."

2. Cyaniding Gold and Silver Ores: A Practical Treatise; Embracing Technical by Henry Forbes Julian, Edgar Smart, A. W. Allen (1921)
"ANTIDOTE FOR cyanide poisoning. IN 1902 the Victorian (Australia) Government appointed Dr C J. Martin to investigate the question of ..."

3. The Cyanide Process of Gold Extraction: A Text-book for the Use of Mining by James Park (1904)
"ANTIDOTES FOR cyanide poisoning. ALL cyanides are deadly poisons; but the aqueous solutions used in practice are so dilute that there is little or no danger ..."

4. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"cyanide poisoning : Its Cure and Prevention. Min. & Sei. Press, vol. 87, p. 236. ... cyanide poisoning. By HL Brown. E. & MJ, vol. 82, p. 835. 2 columns. ..."

5. Text Book of Cyanide Practice by H. W. MacFarren (1912)
"CHAPTER XVIII cyanide poisoning THE poisonous effects of cyanide are due to hydrocyanic acid (HCN), either that generated in the working of the process or ..."

6. Manual of cyanidation by Edward Montague Hamilton (1920)
"CHAPTER XIV TABLES Antidote for cyanide poisoning The Committee of the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa,1 appointed to investigate ..."

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