hesperidin

[he-sper-i-din]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. a crystallizable, bioflavinoid glycoside, C28H34O15, occurring in most citrus fruits, especially in the spongy envelope of oranges and lemons.

Origin of hesperidin

From New Latin, dating back to 1830–40; see origin at Hesperides, -in2
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hesperidin

noun
  1. a glycoside extracted from orange peel or other citrus fruits and used to treat capillary fragility

Word Origin for hesperidin

C19: from New Latin hesperidium + -in
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