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terpenoid

División en sílabas: ter·pe·noid
Pronunciación: /ˈtərpəˌnoid
 
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Chemistry

Definición de terpenoid en inglés:

sustantivo

Any of a large class of organic compounds including terpenes, diterpenes, and sesquiterpenes. They have unsaturated molecules composed of linked isoprene units, generally having the formula (C5H8)n.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Many species endemic in Australia are known to synthesize and accumulate significant quantities of volatile terpenoids.
  • The nectar is sucrose-dominant but also contains low concentrations of glucose, fructose, free amino acids and possibly terpenoids.
  • Agents used in household cleaning compositions are composed of structurally diverse classes of chemicals, including surface active agents, phenols, and terpenoids.

adjetivo

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Denoting terpenoid compounds.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In other plant-herbivore systems, the physical properties of the resins are determined by their terpenoid composition.
  • Tobacco was used as the host plant because it is an appropriate host for genetic engineering and its endogenous terpenoid metabolism has been well studied.
  • The genus is notable for its terpenoid secretions and exudates that arise from a system of arborescent resin canals.

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