bioflavonoid
noun Date: 1952 any of various biologically active flavonoids (as hesperidin and quercetin) derived from plants and found especially in fruits and vegetables (as citrus fruits)

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  • bioflavonoid — /buy oh flay veuh noyd /, n. Biochem. any of a group of water soluble yellow compounds, present in citrus fruits, rose hips, and other plants, that in mammals maintain the resistance of capillary walls to permeation and change of pressure. Also… …   Universalium

  • bioflavonoid — noun flavonoid …   Wiktionary

  • Bioflavonoid — Bi|o|fla|vo|no|id [↑ Flavonoid] Syn.: Vitamin P, Permeabilitätsfaktor: das Blutgefäßsystem günstig beeinflussende natürliche Flavon Derivate, z. B. Rutin, Hesperidin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • bioflavonoid — bio·fla·vo·noid .bī ō flā və .nȯid n any of various biologically active flavonoids (as hesperidin and quercetin) derived from plants and found esp. in fruits and vegetables (as grapes, citrus fruits, and peppers) * * * bio·fla·vo·noid… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bioflavonoid — Bio|flavono|i̱d [↑bio..., ↑Flavon u. ↑...id] s; [e]s, e: neuere Bezeichnung für ↑Vitamin P …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • bioflavonoid — [ˌbʌɪəʊ fleɪvənɔɪd] noun any of a group of compounds occurring mainly in citrus fruits and blackcurrants, sometimes regarded as vitamins …   English new terms dictionary

  • bioflavonoid — bio·flavonoid …   English syllables

  • bioflavonoid — bi•o•fla•vo•noid [[t]ˌbaɪ oʊˈfleɪ vəˌnɔɪd[/t]] n. biochem. any of a group of water soluble yellow compounds, present in citrus fruits, rose hips, and other plants, that in mammals maintain the resistance of capillary walls to permeation and… …   From formal English to slang

  • bioflavonoid — /ˌbaɪoʊˈfleɪvənɔɪd/ (say .buyoh flayvuhnoyd) noun a flavonoid derived from natural sources; vitamin P …   Australian English dictionary

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