Meaning of manoalide in English:

manoalide

Pronunciation /məˈnəʊəlʌɪd/

noun

Biochemistry
  • A terpenoid compound, C₂₅ H₃₆ 0₅, originally isolated from a marine sponge, which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent and a potent inhibitor of some phospholipase enzymes.

Origin

1980s. From the name of ManoaValley, Oahu, where the compound was first isolated + -l- + -ide.