sesquiterpene

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noun ses·qui·ter·pene \ˌses-kwə-ˈtər-ˌpēn\

Definition of sesquiterpene

  1. :  any of a class of terpenes C15H24; also :  a derivative of such a terpene

Circa 1888

First Known Use of sesquiterpene

circa 1888


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sesquiterpene

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noun ses·qui·ter·pene \ˌses-kwi-ˈtər-ˌpēn\

Medical Definition of sesquiterpene

  1. :  any of a class of terpenes C15H24 containing half again as many atoms in each molecule as monoterpenes; also :  a derivative of such a terpene


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