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flavine Syllabification: fla·vine
Pronunciation: /ˈflāvēn/

Definition of flavine in English:


1 Medicine An antiseptic derived from acridine.
2 Chemistry another term for quercetin.


Early 20th century: from Latin flavus 'yellow' + -ine4.

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