Definition of flavanone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflāvəˌnōn/


A colorless, crystalline derivative of flavone.
Example sentences
  • Merken explains that foods contain more than 50 flavonoids, and they fit into 5 major subclasses: anthocyanidins, catechins, flavanones, flavones, and flavonols.
  • Dietary flavonoids fall mainly into five subclasses: flavonols, flavones, flavanones, flavans, and anthocyanidins.
  • Flavonoids are composed of different chemical classes such as flavones, isoflavones, flavonols, flavanols, flavanones, and chalcones.

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Syllabification: fla·va·none

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