flavanone

noun
fla·​va·​none | \ ˈflā-və-ˌnōn How to pronounce flavanone (audio) \

Definition of flavanone

: any of various aromatic ketones that often occur in plants as glycosides and that constitute a subset of the flavonoids

First Known Use of flavanone

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flavanone

Latin flavus + International Scientific Vocabulary -ane + -one

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“Flavanone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flavanone. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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flavanone

noun
fla·​va·​none | \ ˈflā-və-ˌnōn How to pronounce flavanone (audio) \

Medical Definition of flavanone

: a colorless crystalline ketone C15H12O2 also : any of the derivatives of this ketone many of which occur in plants often in the form of glycosides

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