sesquiterpenoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sesqui- (one and a half) +‎ terpenoid, by comparison with a monoterpenoid, which has two isoprene units.

Noun[edit]

sesquiterpenoid (plural sesquiterpenoids)

  1. (chemistry) A terpenoid having a C15 skeleton.

Adjective[edit]

sesquiterpenoid (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Of, or relating to a sesquiterpene or sesquiterpenoid.

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