cytokinin


cy·to·ki·nin

noun \ˌsī-tə-ˈkī-nən\

Definition of CYTOKININ

:  any of various plant growth substances (as kinetin) that are usually derivatives of adenine

Origin of CYTOKININ

cyt- + kinin
First Known Use: 1965

cy·to·ki·nin

noun \ˌsīt-ə-ˈkī-nən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYTOKININ

: any of various plant growth substances that are usually derivatives of adenine

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