hemiterpene

noun

hemi·​ter·​pene -ˈtər-ˌpēn How to pronounce hemiterpene (audio)
: a compound C5H8 whose formula represents half that of a terpene
especially : isoprene

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“Hemiterpene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiterpene. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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