meletin
Quercitin Quer"ci*tin (kw[~e]r"s[i^]*t[i^]n), n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance, occurring quite widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom, as in apple-tree bark, horse-chestnut leaves, etc., but originally obtained by the decomposition of quercitrin. Called also {meletin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Meletin — Mel e*tin, n. (Chem.) See {Quercitin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meletin — /mel i tin/, n. Biochem. quercetin. * * * …   Universalium

  • meletin — SYN: quercetin …   Medical dictionary

  • meletin — /mel i tin/, n. Biochem. quercetin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quercetin — IUPAC name 2 (3,4 dihydroxyphenyl) 3,5,7 trihydroxy 4H chromen 4 one …   Wikipedia

  • Quercitin — Quer ci*tin (kw[ e]r s[i^]*t[i^]n), n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance, occurring quite widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom, as in apple tree bark, horse chestnut leaves, etc., but originally obtained by the decomposition of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meliodūnum — Meliodūnum, Stadt der Markomannen in Südgermanien; j. Freudenthal od. Meletin …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • quercetin — quercetic /kweuhr set ik, see tik/, adj. /kwerr si tin/, n. Chem. a yellow, crystalline, slightly water soluble powder, C15H10O7, obtained from the bark of the quercitron and other vegetable substances, used as a yellow dye; flavin. Also called… …   Universalium

  • quercetin — An aglycon of quercitrin, rutin, and other glycosides; occurs usually as the 3 rhamnoside; used in the treatment of abnormal capillary fragility. SYN: meletin, sophoretin. * * * quer·ce·tin kwər sət ən n a yellow crystalline pigment C15H10O7… …   Medical dictionary

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