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Meaning of gibberellic acid

gib'ber•el'lic ac'id

Pronunciation: (jib'u-rel'ik, jib"-), [key]
  1. a gibberellin CHOCOOH, produced as a metabolite by the fungus Gibberella fujikuroi, used as a stimulator of plant growth.
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