Definición de semiochemical en inglés:

semiochemical

Saltos de línea: semio|chem¦ical
Pronunciación: /ˌsiːmɪə(ʊ)ˈkɛmɪk(ə)l
 
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sustantivo

Biochemistry
  • A pheromone or other chemical that conveys a signal from one organism to another so as to modify the behaviour of the recipient organism.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Animals or even plants may emit different semiochemicals (including pheromones) which serve as sexual attractants, repellents to potential predators, or inducements to flight mode.
    • They expected to confirm that grapefruit is highly attractive to the Mexican fruit fly, probably because a grapefruit gives off semiochemicals - a type of chemical signature that insects identify by smell.
    • In particular, he is trying to determine whether genetically modified soybeans release the same semiochemicals as traditional soybean varieties to attract insects that parasitize stink bugs.

Origen

1970s: from Greek ēmeion 'sign' + chemical.

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