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Cyanide Poisoning (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

cyanide poisoning, poisoning, apricot pits, cassava, laetrile, poison

Author and Editor

Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES

National Capital Poison Center. What is Ipecac Syrup?

MedscapeReference.com. Toxicity, Cyanide.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/19/2013

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Cyanide, one of the most rapidly acting lethal poisons known to humankind, was a main constituent of Earth's primordial atmosphere and probably played an important role in the development of life on Earth.

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