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Definition of "cyanogenetic" []

  • Giving rise to cyanide. (adjective)

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Use "cyanogenetic" in a sentence
  • "Rubber seed, in addition to containing cyanogenetic glucosides and a chemical factor with gossypol characteristics, has a shell which causes irritation in the animal's gastrointestinal tract."
  • "These substances may be natural constituents of the seeds, such as gossypol and cylopropenoid fatty acids in cottonseed, cyanogenetic glycoside in linseed, ricin in castor beans, sinigrin or sinalbin in mustard seed, saponin in shea nuts, the trypsin inhibitor in soyabeans, or toxic mould metabolites, such as aflatoxin, which may form if the seeds are allowed to spoil by moulds."
  • "SEDDON, H.R. and KING, R.O.C. (1930) As to the fatal dose for sheep of cyanogenetic plants containing Sambunigrin and Prunasin."
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