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zeatin

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noun ze·a·tin \ˈzē-ə-tən\

Definition of zeatin

  1. :  a cytokinin C10H13N5O first isolated from the endosperm of corn



Origin and Etymology of zeatin

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


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

zeatin

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noun ze·a·tin \ˈzē-ət-ən\

Medical Definition of zeatin

  1. :  a cytokinin first isolated from the endosperm of Indian corn




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