monoterpene


mono·ter·pene

noun \ˌmä-nə-ˈtər-ˌpēn\

Definition of MONOTERPENE

:  any of a class of terpenes C10H16 containing two isoprene units per molecule; also :  a derivative of a monoterpene

First Known Use of MONOTERPENE

circa 1959

mono·ter·pene

noun \ˌmän-ə-ˈtər-ˌpēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOTERPENE

: any of a class of terpenes C10H16 containing two isoprene units per molecule; also : a derivative of a monoterpene

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