monoterpene

noun mono·ter·pene \ ˌmä-nə-ˈtər-ˌpēn \

Definition of monoterpene

: any of a class of terpenes C10H16 containing two isoprene units per molecule; also : a derivative of a monoterpene

First Known Use of monoterpene

1930

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monoterpene

noun mono·ter·pene \ ˌmän-ə-ˈtər-ˌpēn \

medical Definition of monoterpene

: any of a class of terpenes C10H16 containing two isoprene units per molecule; also : a derivative of a monoterpene

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