Definition of flavonoid in English:


Line breaks: fla¦von|oid
Pronunciation: /ˈfleɪvənɔɪd


  • Any of a large class of plant pigments having a structure based on or similar to that of flavone.
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    • Such chemicals as carotenoids, flavonoids and phenols are generally present in foods of plant rather than animal origin.
    • Apples are rich in plant compounds called flavonoids including catechin and quercetin.
    • Naturally occurring plant pigments, flavonoids are one of the reasons fruits and vegetables are so good for you.

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