Pine terpene | Article about pine terpene by The Free Dictionary
pine terpene[¦pīn ′tər‚pēn]
Any terpene in the essential oils obtained from various Pinus species.
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Seasonal variation of southern pine terpenes
. Forest Prod J.
She notes that pine terpenes
are strong degreasers and this links the sense of smell to function.