polyphenol


poly·phe·nol

noun
\ˌpäl-i-ˈfē-ˌnōl, -ˌnl, -fi-ˈ\

Definition of POLYPHENOL

: a polyhydroxy phenol; especially : an antioxidant phytochemical (as chlorogenic acid) that tends to prevent or neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals
poly·phe·no·lic \-fi-ˈnō-lik, -ˈnäl-ik\ adjective

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