cyanogenic glycoside

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cy·a·no·gen·ic gly·co·side

a glycoside capable of generating CN- on metabolism (for example, amygdalin).
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Seasonal variation in the production of tannins and cyanogenic glycosides in the chaparral shrub, Heteromeles arbutifolia.
Comparative Processing of Cyanogenic Glycosides and a Novel Cyanide Inhibitory Enzyme in Heliconius Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae).
Preliminary phytochemical screening of the extract revealed the presence of saponins, cyanogenic glycosides, tannins, flavonoids and carbohydrates.