Ethylene vs Auxin - What's the difference?

ethylene | auxin |


As nouns the difference between ethylene and auxin

is that ethylene is ethylene while auxin is (botany) a class of plant growth substance (often called phytohormones or plant hormones) which play an essential role in coordination of many growth and behavioral processes in the plant life cycle.

ethylene

English

Noun

  • (organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
  • (organic chemistry) The divalent radical derived from ethane.
  • Synonyms

    * IUPAC name: ethene

    Derived terms

    * ethylene glycol * ethylene oxide * ethylene-vinyl acetate * polyethylene * polyethylene terephthalate (ester)

    auxin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) A class of plant growth substance (often called phytohormones or plant hormones) which play an essential role in coordination of many growth and behavioral processes in the plant life cycle.
  • Derived terms

    * antiauxin * diauxic * nonauxin