juvenoid

/ˈdʒuvənɔɪd/ (say 'joohvuhnoyd)

noun
a synthetic insect juvenile hormone which is a growth regulator and which is used to inhibit the development of insects so that they do not reach reproductive maturity.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Juvenoid — Ju|ve|no|id [↑ Juvenilhormon u. ↑ oid], das; s, e: natürliche oder synthetische, im Rahmen der biol. Schädlingsbekämpfung einsetzbare Stoffe mit Juvenilhormonwirkung …   Universal-Lexikon

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