- plant hormone
noun(botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone• Hypernyms: ↑plant product
* * *noun1. : a plant regulator (as indoleacetic acid or ethylene) produced by plants that usually moves within the plant from the site of production to the site of action — called also phytohormone2. : a synthetic plant regulator
* * *plant hormone,any one of a group of substances that affect the growth of plants, including auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, abscisic acid, and ethylene.
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