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 (pŏl′ē-fē′nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
Any of various alcohols containing two or more benzene rings that each have at least one hydroxyl group (OH) attached. Many polyphenols occur naturally in plants, and some kinds, such as the flavonoids and tannins, are believed to be beneficial to health.

pol′y·phe·no′lic (-fĭ-nō′lĭk, -nŏl′ĭk) adj.


(Chemistry) chem a type of chemical compound
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Subsequently, the scientists found that cinnamons active ingredients are polyphenol polymers with insulinlike action.
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com/research/c49506/recent_advances_in) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2" to their offering.
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