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arrestant

[uh-res-tuh nt] /əˈrɛs tənt/
noun, Entomology
1.
a substance that interrupts the normal development of an insect.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; arrest + -ant
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  • Should an individual fraction be found attractive or arrestant, it will be further fractionated to isolate the activity.

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