terpenoid

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adjective

ter·​pe·​noid ˈtər-pə-ˌnȯid How to pronounce terpenoid (audio)
: resembling a terpene in molecular structure

terpenoid

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noun

: any of a class of compounds that are characterized by an isoprenoid structure like that of the terpene hydrocarbons

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“Terpenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/terpenoid. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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