flavanone

noun fla·va·none \ ˈflā-və-ˌnōn \

Definition of flavanone

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

Origin and Etymology of flavanone

Latin flavus + International Scientific Vocabulary -ane + -one


Medical Dictionary

flavanone

noun fla·va·none \ ˈflā-və-ˌnōn \

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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