Meaning of triacontanol

tri•a•con•ta•nol

Pronunciation: (trī"u-kon'tu-nôl", -nol"), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a long-chain alcohol, CH(CH)CHOH, occurring in plant waxes and beeswax, that is a plant growth regulator. Also called melissyl alcohol.
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