Pronunciation: jib′ĕr-el-ik as′id
Definition: An auxin, a plant hormone that stimulates growth; most prominent of the plant-growth-promoting metabolites of Gibberella fujikuroi. Used as a plant growth regulator and promoter, especially the growth of seedlings and also as a food additive in the malting of barley.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.