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Definition of "kairomones" [kairomones]

  • Plural form of kairomone. (noun)

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Use "kairomones" in a sentence
  • "Backswimmers, which prey on the larvae, give off chemicals known as predator-released kairomones."
  • "(AaOR8) acts as a chiral selective receptor for the (R) - (--) - enantiomer of 1-octen-3-ol, which in the presence of other kairomones is an attractant used by blood-sucking insects to locate their hosts."
  • "We evaluated seven candidate reference genes for QPCR in Daphnia magna after exposure to kairomones."