Putting the ‘oid’ in Terpenoids, Flavonoids, Cannabinoids

The ‘oid’ in terpenoids, flavonoids, and cannabinoids has deliberate meaning that imparts specific scientific information about the phytochemical in question. Learning what this ‘oid’ ending means can help to automatically determine several details about a molecule. In most cases, flavonoids and cannabinoids will automatically end in ‘oid,’ but the terpene family of hydrocarbons often don’t […]

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