cytokinin

noun
cy·​to·​ki·​nin | \ ˌsī-tə-ˈkī-nən How to pronounce cytokinin (audio) \

Definition of cytokinin

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

First Known Use of cytokinin

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cytokinin

cyt- + kinin

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cytokinin

noun
cy·​to·​ki·​nin | \ ˌsīt-ə-ˈkī-nən How to pronounce cytokinin (audio) \

Medical Definition of cytokinin

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

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