cy·a·no·gen·e·sis (sī'ə-nō-jĕnʹĭ-sĭs, sī-ăn'ō-) n.
Generation of cyanide.
  cy'a·no·ge·netʹic (-jə-nĕtʹĭk) or cy'a·no·genʹic (-jĕnʹĭk) adj.

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