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Medical Term:

cyanogenic

Pronunciation: si'an-o-jen'ik

Definition: Capable of producing hydrocyanic acid; said of plants such as sorghum, Johnson grass, arrowgrass, and wild cherry that may cause cyanide poisoning in herbivorous animals.

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