from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., a hypothetical radical, C6H4.OH.CH2, of which the sulphocyanide (C6H4.OH.CH2.NCS) is the yellow, pungent, vesicating fixed oil formed by the action of the enzyme myrosin upon the glucoside sinalbin contained in white mustard seed, Brassica alba.
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