Phlorizin
Phlorizin Phlor"i*zin, n. [Gr. ?, ?, bark + ? root.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline glucoside extracted from the root bark of the apple, pear, cherry, plum, etc. [Formerly also written {phloridzin}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • phlorizin — [flōrī′zinflôr′i zin, flō rī′zin] n. [< Gr phloos, bark (see PHLOEM) + rhiza,ROOT1 + IN1] a bitter, white, crystalline glycoside, C21H24O10, obtained from the root and bark of certain fruit trees: used experimentally to cause glycosuria… …   English World dictionary

  • Phlorizin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Phlorizin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • phlorizin — /flawr euh zin, flor , fleuh ruy zin/, n. Chem. a bitter, crystalline glucoside, C21H24O10, obtained from the root bark of the apple, pear, cherry, etc.: formerly used as a tonic and in the treatment of malaria; now used chiefly in biochemical… …   Universalium

  • phlorizin — noun a bitter, crystalline glucoside of phloretin from the root bark of apple, pear, cherry, etc …   Wiktionary

  • phlorizin — SYN: phloridzin. * * * phlo·ri·zin or phlo·rhi·zin flōr ə zən, flȯr ; flə rīz ən or phlo·rid·zin flōr əd zən, flȯr ; flə rid zən n a bitter crystalline glucoside C21H24O10 that is extracted from root bark or bark (as of the apple, pear, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • phlorizin — n. (Chemistry) crystalline glucoside derived from the root bark of some fruit trees (used in biochemical research) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phlorizin — phlor·i·zin …   English syllables

  • phlorizin — /ˈflɔrəzən/ (say flawruhzuhn), /ˈflɒ / (say flo ), /fləˈraɪzən/ (say fluh ruyzuhn) noun a bitter, crystalline glycoside, C21H24O10, obtained from the root bark of the apple, pear, cherry, etc., and formerly used as a tonic and antiperiodic. Also …   Australian English dictionary

  • phlorizin — …   Useful english dictionary

  • phloridzin — Phlorizin Phlor i*zin, n. [Gr. ?, ?, bark + ? root.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline glucoside extracted from the root bark of the apple, pear, cherry, plum, etc. [Formerly also written {phloridzin}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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