catechuic acid
Catechin Cat"e*chin, n. (Chem.) One of the tannic acids ({C15H14O6}), extracted from {catechu} as a white, crystalline substance; -- called also {catechuic acid}, {catechinic acid}, {cyanidol}, and {catechuin}. It is a flavonoid found generally in higher woody plants, and is used in dyeing and tanning. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • catechuic acid — SYN: catechin. * * * cat·e·chu·ic ac·id (kat″ə kuґik) catechin …   Medical dictionary

  • catechinic acid — Catechin Cat e*chin, n. (Chem.) One of the tannic acids ({C15H14O6}), extracted from {catechu} as a white, crystalline substance; called also {catechuic acid}, {catechinic acid}, {cyanidol}, and {catechuin}. It is a flavonoid found generally in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catechin — Derived from catechu, and used as an astringent in diarrhea and as a stain. SYN: catechinic acid, catechuic acid, cyanidol. * * * cat·e·chin kat ə .kin n a crystalline compound C15H14O6 that is related chemically to the flavones, is found in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Catechin — IUPAC name (2R,3S) 2 (3,4 dihydroxyphenyl) 3,4 dihydro 2H chromene 3,5,7 …   Wikipedia

  • C15H14O6 — Catechin Cat e*chin, n. (Chem.) One of the tannic acids ({C15H14O6}), extracted from {catechu} as a white, crystalline substance; called also {catechuic acid}, {catechinic acid}, {cyanidol}, and {catechuin}. It is a flavonoid found generally in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catechin — Cat e*chin, n. (Chem.) One of the tannic acids ({C15H14O6}), extracted from {catechu} as a white, crystalline substance; called also {catechuic acid}, {catechinic acid}, {cyanidol}, and {catechuin}. It is a flavonoid found generally in higher… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catechuin — Catechin Cat e*chin, n. (Chem.) One of the tannic acids ({C15H14O6}), extracted from {catechu} as a white, crystalline substance; called also {catechuic acid}, {catechinic acid}, {cyanidol}, and {catechuin}. It is a flavonoid found generally in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cyanidol — Catechin Cat e*chin, n. (Chem.) One of the tannic acids ({C15H14O6}), extracted from {catechu} as a white, crystalline substance; called also {catechuic acid}, {catechinic acid}, {cyanidol}, and {catechuin}. It is a flavonoid found generally in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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