flavin

noun fla·vin \ ˈflā-vən \

Definition of flavin

: any of a class of yellow water-soluble nitrogenous pigments derived from isoalloxazine and occurring in the form of nucleotides as coenzymes of flavoproteins; especially : riboflavin

Origin and Etymology of flavin

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin flavus yellow — more at blue


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flavin

noun fla·vin \ ˈflā-vən \

medical Definition of flavin

: any of a class of yellow water-soluble nitrogenous pigments derived from isoalloxazine and occurring in the form of nucleotides as coenzymes of flavoproteins; especially : riboflavin

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