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daminozide

[ duh-min-uh-zahyd ]
/ dəˈmɪn əˌzaɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
a plant-growth retardant, C6H12N2O3, used commercially on apples.
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Origin of daminozide

d(imethyl) + amino- + (hydra)zide components of the chemical name

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