cyano group

noun Chemistry.
the univalent group CN; cyanogen.
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cyano group

noun
the monovalent group -CN in a chemical compound 
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The cyano group can be readily hydrolyzed in the presence of mineral acids to produce stable, moderately toxic benzoic acid.
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