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ˈɪn doʊl əˈsi tɪk, -ˈsɛt ɪk, ˌɪn-in·doleacetic acid

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  1. indoleacetic acid, IAAnoun

    a plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots


  1. indoleacetic acidnoun

    A plant hormone (C10H9NO2) recognized as the principle growth regulator in higher plants; called also heteroauxin. Abbreviated IAA. Chemically it is 1H-indole-3-acetic acid.


  1. indoleacetic acidnoun

    an auxin plant hormone, synthesized in leaves, that stimulates growth, especially in the presence of ethylene


  1. indoleacetic acid

    Indole-3-acetic acid (IAA, 3-IAA) is the most common naturally occurring plant hormone of the auxin class. It is the best known of the auxins, and has been the subject of extensive studies by plant physiologists. IAA is a derivative of indole, containing a carboxymethyl substituent. It is a colorless solid that is soluble in polar organic solvents.


  1. indoleacetic acid

    Indoleacetic acid (IAA) is a type of auxin, which is a primary plant hormone responsible for various aspects of plant growth and development. IAA is produced naturally in plants and is essential for cell elongation, cell division, flowering, fruit development, root growth and other physiological processes. It is also used synthetically in agriculture to control plant growth.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indoleacetic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indoleacetic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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