from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A chemical emitted by an organism of one species that influences the physiology or behavior of an organism of a different species. Synthetic allelochemicals are sometimes used as herbicides or insecticides.
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- adjective biochemistry, ecology Having
- noun A chemical substance having allelopathic effects.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Greek allēlōn, mutually (from allos, other; see al- in Indo-European roots) + chemical.]
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allelo- + chemical
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