flavanone

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noun fla·va·none \ˈflā-və-ˌnōn\

Definition of flavanone

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1949


Medical Dictionary

flavanone

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noun fla·va·none \ˈflā-və-ˌnōn\

Medical Definition of flavanone

  1. :  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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