ALL meanings of isothiocyanate

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  • noun isothiocyanate a chemical compound containing the univalent radical –NCS. 1
  • noun isothiocyanate A family of organic compounds found in tangy herbs such as horseradish, mustard, and onions. They have several patented applications including use as a pesticide, and their presence in the diet is thought to help prevent cancer in humans. 1
  • noun isothiocyanate (chemistry) any salt or ester of the hypothetical isothiocyanic acid; or the -NCS radical or the NCS-1 anion; isomeric with thiocyanate. 0
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