sesquiterpenoid

noun
ses·​qui·​ter·​pe·​noid | \ ¦seskwə̇¦tə̇rpəˌnȯid \
plural -s

Definition of sesquiterpenoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a sesquiterpene or sesquiterpene derivative (such as farnesol or santonin)

sesquiterpenoid

adjective
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Definition of sesquiterpenoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: resembling a sesquiterpene in molecular structure

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History and Etymology for sesquiterpenoid

Noun

sesquiterpene + -oid

Adjective

sesquiterpene + -oid

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“Sesquiterpenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sesquiterpenoid. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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