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hemiterpene

[ hem-i-tur-peen ]
/ ˌhɛm ɪˈtɜr pin /
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noun Chemistry.
See under terpene (def. 2).
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British Dictionary definitions for hemiterpene

hemiterpene
/ (ˌhɛmɪˈtɜːpiːn) /

noun
any of a class of simple unsaturated hydrocarbons, such as isoprene, having the formula C 5 H 8
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