terpenoid

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terpenoid

[′tər·pə‚nȯid]
(organic chemistry)
Any compound with an isoprenoid structure similar to that of the terpene hydrocarbons.
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The tools are mixed-media: sanguine conte in a pencil form, ebony pencil, and turpenoid (the vehicle).
I use the two pencils, a small amount of the turpenoid (in a tuna can), cotton swabs, a paintbrush and a drawing.
I showed them how they could draw with the conte or the ebony pencil, then mix the two by sweeping the area with a little turpenoid on a brush.
Areas that are too wet with the turpenoid can be carefully blotted with a cotton swab, or an unappealing value can be lifted with a cotton swab dabbed in turpenoid.
For example, if a bug chews on the leaves, the plant releases a series of signaling chemicals called Turpenoids.