flavanone


fla·va·none

noun \ˈflā-və-ˌnōn\

Definition of FLAVANONE

:  any of various aromatic ketones that often occur in plants as glycosides and that constitute a subset of the flavonoids

Origin of FLAVANONE

Latin flavus + International Scientific Vocabulary -ane + -one
First Known Use: 1949

fla·va·none

noun \ˈflā-və-ˌnōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLAVANONE

: a colorless crystalline ketone C15H12O2; also : any of the derivatives of this ketone many of which occur in plants often in the form of glycosides

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