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PHEROMONE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pheromone mean? 

PHEROMONE (noun)
  The noun PHEROMONE has 1 sense:

1. a chemical substance secreted externally by some animals (especially insects) that influences the physiology or behavior of other animals of the same species

  Familiarity information: PHEROMONE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PHEROMONE (noun)


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Meaning:

A chemical substance secreted externally by some animals (especially insects) that influences the physiology or behavior of other animals of the same species

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("pheromone" is a kind of...):

secretion (a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell)


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