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bioflavonoid

[ bahy-oh-fley-vuh-noid ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈfleɪ vəˌnɔɪd /
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noun Biochemistry

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.

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Also called citrin, vitamin P .

Origin of bioflavonoid

First recorded in 1950–55; bio- + flavonoid
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British Dictionary definitions for bioflavonoid

bioflavonoid
/ (ˌbaɪəʊˈfleɪvəˌnɔɪd) /

noun

another name for vitamin P
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Medical definitions for bioflavonoid

bioflavonoid
[ bī′ō-flāvə-noid′ ]

n.

flavonoid
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Scientific definitions for bioflavonoid

bioflavonoid
[ bī′ō-flāvə-noid′ ]

See flavonoid.
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