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antiauxin

[ an-tee-awk-sin, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈɔk sɪn, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun Biochemistry.
a substance that inhibits the growth-regulating function of an auxin.
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Origin of antiauxin

First recorded in 1950–55; anti- + auxin
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