disparlure

disparlure
dis·par·lure (dĭsʹpär-lo͝or') n.
1. A pheromone, C19H38O, produced by female gypsy moths.
2. A synthetic substance used to attract male gypsy moths to traps.
  [New Latin dispār, specific epithet of gypsy moth (from dispār: dis-, dis- + pār, equal; see par) + lure.]

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  • disparlure — dis·par·lure …   English syllables

  • disparlure — ˈdispärˌlu̇(ə)r noun Etymology: New Latin dispar (specific epithet of Porthetria dispar, the gypsy moth) + English lure : a pheromone C19H38O produced by female gypsy moths that has been made synthetically and used to attract males to traps …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liste des composés organiques C19 — Liste des composés organiques C C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 C10 C11 C12 C13 C14 C15 C16 C17 C18 C19 C2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dis|par|lure — «DIHS pahr LUR», noun. a synthetic form of the sex attractant of the female gypsy moth, more potent than gyplure: »Availability of the synthetic pheromone disparlure has…greatly increased the efficiency of the trapping program, and led to the… …   Useful english dictionary

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