bioflavonoid

noun
bio·​fla·​vo·​noid | \ ˌbi-(ˌ)ō-ˈflā-və-ˌnȯid How to pronounce bioflavonoid (audio) \

Definition of bioflavonoid

: flavonoid specifically : any of various flavonoids (such as hesperidin and quercetin) that are biologically active in the human body

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Recent Examples on the Web The bioflavonoids relieve puffiness and dark circles, and sea kelp & algae extract minimize fine lines. Micaela English, Town & Country, "The 4-Step Skin Care Plan I Am Hooked On For Life," 18 Mar. 2015 The bioflavonoids relieve puffiness and dark circles, and sea kelp & algae extract minimize fine lines. Micaela English, Town & Country, "The 4-Step Skin Care Plan I Am Hooked On For Life," 18 Mar. 2015

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First Known Use of bioflavonoid

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Bioflavonoid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bioflavonoid. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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bioflavonoid

noun
bio·​fla·​vo·​noid | \ ˌbī-ō-ˈflā-və-ˌnȯid How to pronounce bioflavonoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of bioflavonoid

: flavonoid specifically : any of various flavonoids (as hesperidin and quercetin) that are biologically active in the human body Oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit—all citrus fruits are concentrated sources of the antioxidant vitamin C. They also contain other compounds, folate and bioflavonoids, which have an excellent research track record for helping ward off cancer … — David Feder, Better Homes and Gardens, June 1998 A tea made from buckwheat, high in the bioflavonoid rutin, has been shown to alleviate symptoms. — Anna Soref, Yoga Journal, January/February 2000

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