cyanide poisoning

  • 1Cyanide poisoning — Classification and external resources Cyanide ion ICD 10 T …

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  • 2cyanide poisoning — poisoning by cyanide compounds, potent rapid acting substances that cause cellular hypoxia by formation of an inactive complex of cytochrome oxidase and cyanide. Characteristics include nausea without vomiting, dizziness, convulsions,… …

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  • 3cyanide poisoning —       harmful effects of inhaling hydrogen cyanide or of ingesting the salts of hydrogen cyanide, called cyanides. Hydrogen cyanide, also known as hydrocyanic acid, or Hcn, is a highly volatile liquid used to prepare acrylonitrile, which is used… …

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  • 4cyanide poisoning — noun poisoning due to ingesting or inhaling cyanide; common in smoke from fires and in industrial chemicals • Hypernyms: ↑poisoning, ↑toxic condition, ↑intoxication …

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  • 5Cyanide (disambiguation) — Cyanide is a class of chemical compounds. Cyanide may also refer to: Cyanide and Happiness, a webcomic hosted on Explosm.net and written by four authors Cyanide poisoning, a form of poisoning that occurs when a living organism is exposed to a… …

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  • 6Cyanide — This article is about the class of chemical compounds. For other uses, see Cyanide (disambiguation). The cyanide ion, CN−. From the top: 1. Valence bond structure 2. Space filling model 3. Electrostatic potential surface 4. Carbon lone pair… …

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  • 7cyanide — /suy euh nuyd , nid/, n., v., cyanided, cyaniding. n. 1. Also, cyanid /suy euh nid/. Chem. a. a salt of hydrocyanic acid, as potassium cyanide, KCN. b. a nitrile, as methyl cyanide, C2H3N. v.t. 2. to treat with a cyanide, as an ore in order to… …

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  • 8cyanide — 1. The radical –CN or ion (CN)−. The ion is extremely poisonous, forming hydrocyanic acid in water, it has the odor of almond oil; inhibits respiratory proteins (cytochromes) at the cellular level. 2. A salt of HCN or a cyano containing …

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  • 9poisoning — noun 1. the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance • Syn: ↑toxic condition, ↑intoxication • Derivationally related forms: ↑intoxicate (for: ↑intoxication) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 10Cyanide fishing — is a method of collecting live fish mainly for use in aquariums, which involves spraying a sodium cyanide mixture into the desired fish s habitat in order to stun the fish. The practice hurts not only the target population, but also many other… …

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  • 11Poisoning — Taking a substance that is injurious to health or can cause death. Poisoning is still a major hazard to children, despite child resistant (and sometimes adult resistant) packaging and dose limits per container. See also poison, Poison Control… …

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  • 12Mercury poisoning — Classification and external resources Elemental mercury ICD 10 T …

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  • 13M44 (cyanide device) — The M44 cyanide device (also called a cyanide gun or a cyanide trap ) is used for the elimination of suspected livestock predators, such as coyotes blamed for the loss of profits. It lures predators with an attractive smell, often from a small… …

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  • 14Hydrogen cyanide — IUPAC name …

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  • 15Sodium cyanide — Identifiers CAS number 143 33 9  Y Pu …

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  • 16Potassium cyanide — Chembox new ImageFile = Kaliumcyanid.jpg ImageSize = 250px Name = Potassium cyanide Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 151 50 8 EINECS = 205 792 3 RTECS = TS8750000 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = KCN MolarMass = 65.12 g/mol Solvent …

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  • 17potassium cyanide — n a very poisonous crystalline salt KCN * * * an extremely poisonous compound, KCN; formerly used medicinally and now used for various industrial processes and to fumigate fruit trees. See also cyanide poisoning, under poisoning …

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  • 18sodium cyanide — an extremely poisonous compound, NaCN, used for various industrial processes and to fumigate fruit trees. See also cyanide poisoning, under poisoning …

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  • 19hydrogen cyanide — n 1) a poisonous usu. gaseous compound HCN that has the odor of bitter almonds 2) HYDROCYANIC ACID * * * an extremely poisonous colorless liquid or gas, HCN, a decomposition product of various naturally occurring glycosides and a common cause of… …

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  • 20Lead poisoning — Classification and external resources An X ray demonstrating the characteristic finding of lead poisoning, dense metaphyseal lines. ICD 10 T …

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