Definition of Monoterpenes

1. Noun. (plural of monoterpene) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monoterpenes

1. monoterpene [n] - See also: monoterpene

Medical Definition of Monoterpenes

1. Hydrocarbons or their derivatives formed by the condensation of two isoprene units, and therefore containing 10 carbon atoms; e.g., camphor; often containing a cyclic structure. (05 Mar 2000)

Monoterpenes Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Monoterpenes Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Monoterpenes

monosyllabism
monosyllabisms
monosyllable
monosyllabled
monosyllables
monosymmetrical
monosymptomatic
monosynaptic
monosynaptically
monosyphilide
monotal
monotasking
monotectic
monotectoid
monoterpene
monoterpenes (current term)
monoterpenoid
monoterpenoids
monothalama
monothalaman
monothalamous
monothalmic
monothecal
monotheism
monotheisms
monotheist
monotheistic
monotheistical
monotheistically
monotheists

Literary usage of Monoterpenes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Control of Tobacco-related Cancers and Other Diseases: Proceedings of an by Prakash C. Gupta, James E. Hamner, P. R. Murti (1992)
"... such as PAH and TSNA, can be influenced by micronutrients. Specifically, it has been reported that D-limonene and other monoterpenes inhibit the lung ..."

2. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology, and Silviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"... triterpenes and sesquiterpenes, combined with the absence of monoterpenes is also common to all Asian species examined by ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Monoterpenes

Search for Monoterpenes on Dictionary.com!Search for Monoterpenes on Thesaurus.com!Search for Monoterpenes on Google!Search for Monoterpenes on Wikipedia!

Search