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

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“Isoprenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isoprenoid. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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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

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