attractancy


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at·trac·tan·cy

 (ə-trăk′tən-sē) also at·trac·tance (-təns)
n.
The capacity, as of a pheromone, to attract.

attractancy

(əˈtræktənsɪ) or

attractance

n
(Biology) the capacity of a pheromone to attract
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