isoflavone

[ ahy-soh-fley-vohn ]
/ ˌaɪ soʊˈfleɪ voʊn /

noun

a phytoestrogen produced chiefly by plants of the legume family, especially soybeans, potentially useful in lowering cholesterol and in treating some cancers and menopausal symptoms.

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British Dictionary definitions for isoflavone

isoflavone
/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈfleɪvəʊn) /

noun

one of a class of phytoestrogens, found in soya beans and marketed as a health supplement
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