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zeatin

[zee-uh-tin] /ˈzi ə tɪn/
noun
1.
a cytokinin occurring in corn, spinach, and peas.
Origin
1963
1963; < Neo-Latin Zea the maize genus (see zein) + -t- (of uncertain derivation) + -in2
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  • zeatin is a natural occurring cytokinin found in many plant tissues.

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