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triacontanol

[trahy-uh-kon-tuh-nawl, -nol]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a long-chain alcohol, CH3(CH2)28CH2OH, occurring in plant waxes and beeswax, that is a plant growth regulator.

Origin of triacontanol

1-(hydroxy)triacontane chemical name + -ol1
Also called melissyl alcohol.
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