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sesquiterpenoid

Definitions

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  • n. a terpenoid having a C15 skeleton
  • adj. of, or relating to a sesquiterpene or sesquiterpenoid

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Absolute configuration and conformation of zederone, a sesquiterpenoid of Curcuma zedoaria.

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