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iodine cyanide[′ī·ə‚dīn ′sī·ə‚nīd]
ICN Poisonous, colorless needles with pungent aroma and acrid taste; melts at 147°C; soluble in water, alcohol, and ether; used in taxidermy as a preservative. Also known as cyanogen iodide.
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