Semiochemical Definition

sĕmē-ō-kĕmĭ-kəl, sĕmī-
noun
A chemical emitted by an organism that influences the physiology or behavior of an organism of the same or a different species, such as a pheromone or an allelochemical.
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Other Word Forms of Semiochemical

Noun

Singular:
semiochemical
Plural:
semiochemicals

Origin of Semiochemical

  • Greek sēmeion sign semiotic chemical

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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