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nitrile

 [ni´tril]
an organic compound containing trivalent nitrogen attached to one carbon atom, -C≡N.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ni·trile

(nī'tril),
An alkyl cyanide. Individual nitriles are named for the acid formed on hydrolysis; for example, CH3CN is acetonitrile rather than methyl cyanide.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ni·trile

(nī'tril)
An alkyl cyanide. Individual nitriles are named for the acid formed on hydrolysis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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