kinetin

noun
ki·​ne·​tin | \ ˈkī-nə-tən How to pronounce kinetin (audio) \

Definition of kinetin

: a cytokinin C10H9N5O used especially to stimulate cell division in plant tissue culture

First Known Use of kinetin

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Kinetin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kinetin. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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