Definition of statolon in English:

statolon

(also statalon)

noun

Physiology
  • A substance obtained from filtrates of cultures of the mould Penicillium stoloniferum which stimulates the production of interferon in experimental animals and in cultured cells.

Origin

1960s. Probably a blend of -static and scientific Latin stoloniferum.

Pronunciation

statolon

/ˈstatəlɒn/