Daminozide meaning

də-mĭn'ə-zīd'
A chemical plant growth regulator, C6 H12 N2 O3 , formerly used to increase the storage life of fruit, especially apples, and currently used to control growth and flowering of commercially grown ornamental plants.
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A chemical sprayed on fruit to regulate their growth, make the harvest easier, and keep apples from falling off the trees before they are ripe.
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Origin of daminozide

d(imethyl) amino– (hydra)z(ine) –ide