isoprenoid

adjective
iso·​pren·​oid | \ ˌī-sə-ˈprē-ˌnȯid How to pronounce isoprenoid (audio) \

Definition of isoprenoid

: relating to, containing, or being a branched-chain grouping characteristic of isoprene

Other Words from isoprenoid

isoprenoid noun

First Known Use of isoprenoid

1940, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about isoprenoid

Time Traveler for isoprenoid

Time Traveler

The first known use of isoprenoid was in 1940

See more words from the same year

Statistics for isoprenoid

Cite this Entry

“Isoprenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isoprenoid. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for isoprenoid

isoprenoid

adjective
iso·​pren·​oid | \ ˌī-sə-ˈprē-ˌnȯid How to pronounce isoprenoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of isoprenoid

: relating to, containing, or being a branched-chain group characteristic of isoprene

Other Words from isoprenoid

isoprenoid noun

More from Merriam-Webster on isoprenoid

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about isoprenoid

Comments on isoprenoid

What made you want to look up isoprenoid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!