Meaning of cyanohydrin

cy•a•no•hy•drin

Pronunciation: (sī"u-nō-hī'drin, sī-an"ō-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of a class of organic chemical compounds that contains both the CN and the OH group, usually linked to the same carbon atom.
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