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bioflavonoid

[ bahy-oh-fley-vuh-noid ]

noun

, Biochemistry
  1. a flavonoid present in citrus fruits, rose hips, and other plants, that in mammals maintains the resistance of capillary walls to permeation and change of pressure.


bioflavonoid

/ ˌbaɪəʊˈfleɪvəˌnɔɪd /

noun

  1. another name for vitamin P


bioflavonoid

/ bī′ō-flāvə-noid′ /

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bioflavonoid1

First recorded in 1950–55; bio- + flavonoid

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