hydrocyanic acid

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hy·dro·cy·an·ic acid

An aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide. Also called prussic acid.
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hydrocyanic acid

(Elements & Compounds) another name for hydrogen cyanide, esp when in aqueous solution
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hy′drocyan′ic ac′id

a colorless, highly poisonous liquid, HCN, an aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide. Also called prussic acid.
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Noun1.hydrocyanic acid - a solution of hydrogen cyanide in water; weak solutions are used in fumigating and in the synthesis of organic compounds
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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French intelligence, relying on an analysis of the same open-source information used by the OPCW information cell, noted that the symptoms observed in the images and videos "are characteristic of a chemical weapons attack, particularly choking agents and organophosphorus agents or hydrocyanic acid."
Because of fresh plant containing hydrocyanic acid, which is toxic for human at nervous system, cook by heating or fermenting can reduce toxicity of spider plant (2).
In addition, anti-nutritive factors such as hydrocyanic acid, oxalates, phytates and tannins have been found in the African Breadfruit seeds [9].
The French Government said that an expert analysis of "testimonies, photos and videos" found the symptoms were "characteristic of a chemical weapons attack, particularly choking agents and organophosphorus agents or hydrocyanic acid".
Nitrate/nitrite intoxication should be differentiated from intoxication caused by hydrocyanic acid (HCN), according to RIETALVARIZA (1993) and RADOSTITS et al.
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Hydrocyanic acid and sambucine are found in the plant's leaves, which can cause nausea, making the plant itself poisonous.
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government will now check all the parameters, ranging from naturally occurring toxins ( aflatoxin, agaric acid, hydrocyanic acid and hypericin) to metal contaminants like arsenic, mercury, tin, zinc, copper and cadmium,"a senior FSSAI official said.