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phlorizin

[ flawr-uh-zin, flor-, fluh-rahy-zin ]
/ 藞fl蓴r 蓹 z瑟n, 藞fl蓲r-, fl蓹藞ra瑟 z瑟n /
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noun Chemistry.
a bitter, crystalline glucoside, C21H24O10, obtained from the root bark of the apple, pear, cherry, etc.: formerly used as a tonic and in the treatment of malaria; now used chiefly in biochemical research.
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Also phlo路rid路zin [fluh-rid-zin], /fl蓹藞r瑟d z瑟n/, phlo路rhi路zin, phlor路rhi路zin.

Origin of phlorizin

1830鈥40; <Greek phl贸(os) bark (variant of phloi贸s) + rh铆z(a) root1 + -in2
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