phloretin

noun
phlor·​e·​tin | \ ˈflȯr-ət-ən How to pronounce phloretin (audio) , flə-ˈrēt-ᵊn How to pronounce phloretin (audio) \

Medical Definition of phloretin

: a crystalline phenolic ketone C15H14O5 that is obtained especially by hydrolysis of phlorizin and is a potent inhibitor of transport systems for sugars and anions

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“Phloretin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phloretin. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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