Definition of Methoprene

1. Noun. A juvenile hormone analogue that acts as a growth regulator, sometimes used as an insecticide. ¹



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Medical Definition of Methoprene

1. Isopropyl-11-methoxy-3,7,11-trimethyldodeca-2,4-dienoate. Juvenile hormone analog and insect growth regulator used to control insects by disrupting metamorphosis. Has been effective in controlling mosquito larvae. Synonym: zr-515; altosid. Chemical name: 2,4-Dodecadienoic acid, 11-methoxy-3,7,11-trimethyl-, 1-methylethyl ester, (E,E)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methoprene

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methohexital
methohexital sodium
methohexitone
methol
methomyl
methonium compounds
methophenazine
methopholine
methoprene (current term)
methopterin
methorphan
methorphinan
methoserpidine
methotrexate
methotrexate sodium
methotrexates
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methought
methoxamine
methoxamine hydrochloride
methoxatin
methoxetamine
methoxide

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