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triterpene


triterpene

noun tri·ter·pene \(ˈ)trī-ˈtər-ˌpēn\

Definition of TRITERPENE

:  any of a class of terpenes C30H48 (as squalene) containing three times as many atoms in the molecule as monoterpenes; also :  a derivative of such a terpene
February 26, 2015
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