monoterpene


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Related to monoterpene: Sesquiterpene, diterpene

monoterpene

[¦män·ō′tər‚pēn]
(organic chemistry)
A class of terpenes with molecular formula C10H16; the members of the class contain two isoprene units.
A derivative of a member of such a class.
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