Meaning of cyano

cy•a•no

Pronunciation: (sī'u-nō", sī-an'ō), [key]
— adj. Chem.
  1. containing the cyano group.

cyano-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “blue, dark blue,” used in the formation of compound words: cyanotype.

cyano-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form representingin the formation of compound words: cyanogen.

cyano-

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  1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the cyano group is present: cyanohydrin.
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