[ meth-uh-preen ]
/ ˈmɛθ əˌprin /
a synthetic insect juvenile hormone, C19H34O3, used as a biological pesticide primarily on mosquito and fly larvae to prevent maturing to the adult state.
- methodius, saint,
Origin of methoprene
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