dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
(= 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid; 2,4-D)
A synthetic auxin, also used as a selective herbicide.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — [dī klôr΄ō fi näk΄sē ə sēt′ik] n. a chloride derivative of phenol and acetic acid, C6H3Cl2OCH2COOH, used to destroy broad leaved weeds without injuring grass; 2,4 D …   English World dictionary

  • dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — “+... noun Etymology: dichlor + phenoxyacetic : a white crystalline compound Cl2C6H3OCH2COOH made from 2,4 dichloro phenol and chloroacetic acid that is a growth regulator for plants and is used especially in the form of salts and esters as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — /duy klawr oh fi nok see euh see tik, euh set ik, duy klohr , duy klawr oh fi nok duy klohr /, Chem. a white to yellow, crystalline powder, C8H6O3Cl2, slightly soluble in water: used for killing weeds. Also called 2, 4 D. [DI 1 + CHLORO 2 + PHEN… …   Universalium

  • dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — chemical powder substance used to kill weeds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — di•chlo′ro•phe•nox′y•a•ce′tic ac′id [[t]daɪˈklɔr oʊ fɪˈnɒk si əˈsi tɪk, əˈsɛt ɪk, daɪˈkloʊr , daɪˌklɔr oʊ fɪˌnɒk , daɪˌkloʊr [/t]] n. chem. a crystalline powder, C8H6O3Cl2, used for killing weeds Also called 2,4 D …   From formal English to slang

  • 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — 2,4 Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid …   Wikipedia

  • 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — 2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid. См. 2,4 диxлорфеноксиуксусная кислота. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — 2,4 di·chlo·ro·phen·oxy·ace·tic acid also di·chlo·ro·phen·oxy·ace·tic acid (.tü .fōr ).dī .klōr ō (.)fen .äk sē ə .sēt ik , (.tü .fȯr ), .klȯr n 2,4 D …   Medical dictionary

  • 24-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid — 2,4 di·chlo·ro·phen·oxy·ace·tic ac·id (di klor″o fən ok″se ə seґtic) 2,4 D …   Medical dictionary

  • Indole-3-acetic acid — Chembox new ImageFile=Indol 3 ylacetic acid2.svg ImageSize= IUPACName=2 (1H indol 3 yl)acetic acid OtherNames=Indole 3 acetic acid, indolylacetic acid, indoleacetic acid, heteroauxin, IAA Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=87 51 4 PubChem=802… …   Wikipedia

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