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semiochemical

/ (ˌsɛmɪəʊˈkɛmɪkəl) /
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noun
a chemical substance produced by an animal and used in communications, such as a pheromone
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Word Origin for semiochemical

C20: semio- from Greek sēmeion a sign + chemical
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