flavonoid
noun Etymology: flavone + -oid Date: 1947 any of a group of oxygen-containing aromatic antioxidant compounds that includes many common pigments (as the anthocyanins and flavones)

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  • flavonoid — [flā′və noid΄] n. any of a large group of aromatic compounds occurring naturally, chiefly as pigments in higher plants, as anthocyanin * * * fla·vo·noid (flāʹvə noid ) n. Any of a large group of plant substances that includes the anthocyanins. *… …   Universalium

  • flavonoid — [flā′və noid΄] n. any of a large group of aromatic compounds occurring naturally, chiefly as pigments in higher plants, as anthocyanin …   English World dictionary

  • Flavonoid — The term flavonoid (or bioflavonoid) refers to a class of plant secondary metabolites. According to the IUPAC nomenclature, [http://www.iupac.org/goldbook/F02424.pdf Flavonoids (isoflavonoids and neoflavonoids).] , IUPAC Compendium of Chemical… …   Wikipedia

  • flavonoid — fla·vo·noid flāv ə .nȯid, flav adj of, relating to, or being a flavonoid flavonoid n any of a group of aromatic compounds that have two substituted benzene rings connected by a chain of three carbon atoms and an oxygen bridge and that include… …   Medical dictionary

  • Flavonoid — Die Flavonoide sind eine Gruppe von wasserlöslichen Pflanzenfarbstoffen und spielen eine wichtige Rolle im Stoffwechsel vieler Pflanzen. Sie gehören zusammen mit den Phenolsäuren zu den Polyphenolen. Laut DGE gibt es über 6500 unterschiedliche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flavonoid — flavonoidas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Spalvotas gamtinis flavonui giminingas junginys. atitikmenys: angl. flavonoid rus. флавоноид …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • flavonoid — noun Any of many compounds that are plant metabolites, being formally derived from flavone; they have antioxidant properties …   Wiktionary

  • Flavonoid — Fla|vo|no|id [↑ Flavon (2) u. ↑ oid], das; s, e: Sammelbez. für im Allg. als Glykoside vorliegende Naturstoffe, die in enger struktureller Beziehung zu 2 Phenyl 1 benzopyran u. seinen oxygenierten Derivaten stehen, z. B. Flavone, Anthocyanidine,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Flavonoid — Flavono|i̱d [↑Flavon u. ...id] s; [e]s, e (meist Mehrz.): Gruppe von Stoffen, von denen einige eine Wirkung auf die Kapillarwand haben (als Permeabilitätsvitamin oder Vitamin P bezeichnet) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • flavonoid —   Large range of plant secondary metabolites comprising specific phenolic compounds, usually occurring as glycosides; often colored as in many plant pigments …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

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