gossypetin

noun gos·syp·e·tin \gäˈsipətən\

Definition of gossypetin

plural

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  1. :  a yellow crystalline flavone pigment C15H10O8 occurring in cotton flowers and obtained by hydrolysis of gossypin and gossypitrin; 8-hydroxy-quercetin

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Origin and Etymology of gossypetin

International Scientific Vocabulary gossypin + -etin (as in quercetin)


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