zeatin

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ze·a·tin

(zē'ă-tin),
A cytokinin first isolated from kernels of sweet corn.
Synonym(s): maize factor

zeatin

(zē′ə-tĭn)
n.
A cytokinin originally isolated from young corn kernels and found later in various other plants.

zeatin

(zē′ăt-ĭn) [ Zea, the genus name for corn (maize) + -in]
A cytotoxin that can be isolated from sweet corn.

zeatin

a CYTOKININ type of plant hormone extracted from the ENDOSPERM of maize fruits.