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Medical Term:

thiocyanogen number


Definition: the number of grams of thiocyanogen taken up by 100 g of fat; analogous to the iodine number, except that thiocyanogen will not add to all the double bonds in polyunsaturated fatty acids, as iodine will.

Synonym(s): thiocyanogen value

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