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noun phlor·e·tin \ˈflȯr-ət-ən, flə-ˈrēt-ən\

Medical Definition of phloretin

  1. :  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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