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flavin

noun fla·vin \ˈflā-vən\

Definition of FLAVIN

:  any of a class of yellow water-soluble nitrogenous pigments derived from isoalloxazine and occurring in the form of nucleotides as coenzymes of flavoproteins; especially :  riboflavin
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Origin of FLAVIN

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin flavus yellow — more at blue
First Known Use: 1933
Medical Dictionary

flavin

noun fla·vin \ˈflā-vən\

Medical Definition of FLAVIN

:  any of a class of yellow water-soluble nitrogenous pigments derived from isoalloxazine and occurring in the form of nucleotides as coenzymes of flavoproteins; especially :  riboflavin

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