myrcene

noun myr·cene \ˈmərˌsēn, -sə̇n\

Definition of myrcene

plural

-s

  1. :  a liquid acyclic terpene hydrocarbon C10H16 that is isomeric with ocimene, occurs in bay oil, hop oil, and other essential oils, and polymerizes readily

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Origin and Etymology of myrcene

International Scientific Vocabulary myrcia (oil) + -ene


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