isoflavone


iso·fla·vone

noun \ˌī-sō-ˈflā-ˌvōn\

Definition of ISOFLAVONE

:  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)

First Known Use of ISOFLAVONE

1926

iso·fla·vone

noun \-ˈflā-ˌvōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOFLAVONE

: 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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