cytokinin

noun cy·to·ki·nin \ ˌsī-tə-ˈkī-nən \

Definition of cytokinin

:any of various plant growth substances (such as kinetin) that are usually derivatives of adenine

Origin and Etymology of cytokinin

cyt- + kinin


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cytokinin

noun cy·to·ki·nin \ ˌsīt-ə-ˈkī-nən \

medical Definition of cytokinin

:any of various plant growth substances that are usually derivatives of adenine

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