limonene

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limonene

Oncology
A cyclic monoterpene found in the oil of citrus fruits, which is thought to have anticarcinogenic properties and is in clinical trials as a therapy for advanced cancer.

limonene

(līm′ō-nēn)
An essential oil derived from orange or lemon peel. It is used as a flavoring agent in cough syrups.