/ (ˈdʒɛnɪˌstiːn) /
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an oestrogen that occurs naturally in soya beans and is believed to inhibit the growth of certain tumours
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Medical definitions for genistein
[ jə-nĭs′tē-ĭn, -nĭs′tēn′ ]
A phytoestrogen found in soy, having antioxidant and anticancer properties.
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