variants: or phloro-

Definition of phlor-

1 : related to phlorizin phloretin phloroglucin
2 : related to phloroglucinol phloro-acetophenone CH3COC6H4(OH)3

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History and Etymology for phlor-

French, from International Scientific Vocabulary phlorizin

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“Phlor-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phlor-. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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