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condensed tannin

Syllabification: con·densed tan·nin

Definition of condensed tannin in English:

noun

Any of various tannins with antioxidant properties occurring naturally in plants, comprising polymers of flavonoids linked by a carbon-to-carbon bond.
Example sentences
  • We removed the acetone by evaporation under reduced pressure and assayed the concentrated extracts for condensed tannins, hydrolyzable tannins, and foliar astringency.
  • A proprietary French maritime pine bark extract, grape seed extract, condensed tannins, and complex flavonoids are a few of the compounds that make up this impressive lot.
  • The phenolics in juniper are a mixture of simple phenolics, hydrolyzable tannins and condensed tannins.

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