kairomone

A subclass of pheromone, defined as an interspecific secretion which benefits the receiver. See allomone.

Kairomone

A chemical or mixture of chemicals emitted by an organism (e.g. a plant) that induces a response in an individual of another species (e.g. an insect) that is beneficial to the receiving organism. An example of a kairomone is a plant scent that makes the plant more easily identifiable to an insect pest. (See also allomone)

kairomone

Semiochemical that is produced by one organism inducing a response in an organism of another species that is unfavorable to the emitter. Related terms: allo...
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kairomone

<endocrinology> A subclass of pheromone, defined as an interspecific secretion which benefits the receiver. ... See: allomone. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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kairomone

Type: Term Pronunciation: kī′rō-mōn Definitions: 1. Chemical messenger emitted by organisms of one species that benefits or affects organisms of another species, a flower scent that attracts or repels animal species.
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Kairomone

A kairomone (A coinage using the Greek καιρός opportune moment, paralleling pheromone ), is a semiochemical, emitted by an organism, which mediates interspecific interactions in a way that benefits an individual of another species which receives it, without benefiting the emitter. This `eavesdropping` is often disadvantageous to the produc.....
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Kairomone

An interspecific chemical messenger that benefits the receiver but not the emitter.
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