Cyanohydrin

A cyanohydrin is a functional group found in organic compounds. It is most commonly, but not limited to, examples having a cyano and a hydroxy group attached to the same carbon atom with the formula R2C(OH)CN, where R is H, alkyl, or aryl. Cyanohydrins are industrially important precursors to carboxylic acids and some amino acids. Cyanohydrins can...
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cyanohydrin

[n] - any organic compound in which the cyano radical -CN and the hydroxyl radical -OH are attached to the same carbon atom
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cyanohydrin

noun any organic compound in which the cyano radical -CN and the hydroxyl radical -OH are attached to the same carbon atom
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