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  • n. Plural form of terpenoid.

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Examples

  • It also contains biologically active compounds called terpenoids, which include gingolides and bilobalide.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • If a bug chews on a leaf, for instance, the plant releases a series of chemical signals called terpenoids - "a cavalry call," Medford says, that thickens the leaf cuticle in defense.

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  • Tea tree oil contains consituents called terpenoids, which have been found to have antiseptic and antifungal activity.

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  • Another class of secondary plant metabolites are the so called terpenoids that contain a family of steroids including the group of saponins

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  • "Tea tree oil contains consituents [sic] called terpenoids, which have been found to have antiseptic and antifungal activity.

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  • Thanks to the digestive powers of the fungus, the ant larvae are able to consume the otherwise unpalatable harvest of tropical forests whose leaves are laden with chemicals designed to deter browsers, such as terpenoids and alkaloids.

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  • Look for standardized products containing gingko-leaf extracts 24 percent flavonoids and 6 percent terpenoids or terpene.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Offsetting the low levels of lycopene are higher levels of compounds called volatile terpenoids, which possess antimicroial, pesticidal and antifungal qualities, so the GM tomato may have longer shelf life and need less pesticide to grow, Lewinsohn contends.

    Lemon, Rose-Flavored ”Frankenfood” Tomato Developed | Impact Lab

  • Parsley Root Parsley root is the taproot of a particular variety of parsley, Petroselinum crispum var. tuberosum, is also flavored by a mixture of terpenoids, and is more complex and pungent than parsley leaves.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Ginkgo leaves contain many pharmacologically active compounds, including unique flavonoids and terpenoids, with chemical properties similar to vitamin P, known as ginkolides, which are found nowhere else in nature.

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