apigenin

noun

api·​gen·​in
ˌāpəˈjenə̇n,
ˌap-
plural -s
: a yellowish crystalline compound C15H10O5 occurring usually as glycosides (such as apiin) in various plants; 4′, 5,7-trihydroxy-flavone

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary apiin + -gen + -in

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“Apigenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apigenin. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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