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indolebutyric acid

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noun in·dole·bu·tyr·ic acid \ˌin-(ˌ)dōl-byü-ˈtir-ik-\

Definition of indolebutyric acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid C12H13NO2 similar to indoleacetic acid in its effects on plants



1936

First Known Use of indolebutyric acid

1936


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