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cyan(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], blue.

cyano-

, cyan- (sī-an'-ō, sī-an'),
1. Combining form meaning blue.
2. Chemical prefix frequently used in naming compounds that contain the cyanide group, CN.
[G. kyanos, a dark blue substance]

cyan-

See cyano-.

cyano-

, cyan-
1. Combining forms meaning blue.
2. Chemical prefixes frequently used in naming compounds that contain the cyanide group, CN.
[G. kyanos, a dark blue substance]