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The radical of isothiocyanic acid, -N=C=S.
isothiocyanate(ī″sō-thī″ō-sī′ă-nāt″) [″ + ″],
A member of a family of compounds found in some cruciferous vegetables, as well as horseradish and mustards. ITCs have cancer-preventing effects in animals.
see allyl isothiocyanate.