daidzein

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noun daid·zein \ˈdād-ˌzīn, -ˌzēn\

Definition of daidzein

  1. :  an isoflavone C15H10O4 found chiefly in legumes and especially soybeans

Origin and Etymology of daidzein

International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of daidzin, substance from which daidzein is derived, from daidz- (from Japanese daizu soybean) + 1-in


First Known Use: 1945


Medical Dictionary

daidzein

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noun daid·zein \ˈdād-ˌzīn, -ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of daidzein

  1. :  an isoflavone C15H10O4 found chiefly in legumes and especially soybeans


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