Dictionary
5 ENTRIES FOUND:

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

Origin of FLAVIN

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

flavin

noun fla·vin \ˈflā-vən\   (Medical Dictionary)

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: flavin adenine dinucleotidePrevious Word in the Dictionary: flavidAll Words Near: flavin
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears