Table 16 Cyanide and related groups in order of decreasing priority for citation as functional class name

Group X in RX Functional class ending
and generic class name
-CN cyanide cyano-
-NC isocyanide isocyano-
-OCN cyanate cyanato-
-NCO isocyanate isocyanato-
-ONC fulminate fulminato-
-SCN thiocyanate thiocyanato-
-NCS isothiocyanate isothiocyanato-
-SeCN selenocyanate selenocyanato-
-NCSe isoselenocyanate isoselenocyanato-

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