zeatin


ze·a·tin

noun \ˈzē-ə-tən\

Definition of ZEATIN

:  a cytokinin C10H13N5O first isolated from the endosperm of corn

Origin of ZEATIN

New Latin Zea, genus of grasses including corn + English -tin (as in kinetin) — more at zein
First Known Use: 1963

ze·a·tin

noun \ˈzē-ət-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZEATIN

: a cytokinin first isolated from the endosperm of Indian corn

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