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phytohormone

[ fahy-tuh-hawr-mohn ]
/ ˌfaɪ təˈhɔr moʊn /
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noun
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Origin of phytohormone

First recorded in 1930–35; phyto- + hormone
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British Dictionary definitions for phytohormone

phytohormone
/ (ˌfaɪtəʊˈhɔːməʊn) /

noun
a hormone-like substance produced by a plant
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Scientific definitions for phytohormone

phytohormone
[ fī′tō-hôrmōn′ ]

See plant hormone.
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