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isoflavone

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noun iso·fla·vone \ˌī-sō-ˈflā-ˌvōn\

Definition of isoflavone

  1. :  a bioactive ketone C15H10O2 noted for its numerous derivatives that are found in plants (as the soybean) and have antioxidant and estrogenic activity; also :  any of these derivatives (as daidzein or genistein)



1926

First Known Use of isoflavone

1926


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isoflavone

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noun iso·fla·vone \-ˈflā-ˌvōn\

Medical Definition of isoflavone

  1. :  a bioactive ketone C15H10O2 noted for its numerous derivatives that are found in plants (as the soybean) and have antioxidant and estrogenic activity; also :  any of these derivatives (as daidzein or genistein)




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