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hydrocyanic

[hahy-droh-sahy-an-ik] /ˌhaɪ droʊ saɪˈæn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or derived from hydrocyanic acid.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; hydro-2 + cyanic
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  • The toxic substance in chokecherry, hydrocyanic acid, is found principally in the leaves.
  • The seeds are toxic due to production of hydrocyanic acid in the leaves, stems and seeds.
  • They include hydrogen cyanide, hydrocyanic acid, prussic acid and cyanogen chloride.
  • The leaves can also contain varying concentrations of hydrocyanic acid, which is poisonous to livestock.
  • Raw materials for production included hydrocyanic acid and liquid chlorine.

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