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fla·vo·noid

 (flā′və-noid′)
n.
1. Any of a large group of water-soluble antioxidant compounds, including the anthocyanins, flavonols, flavones, and isoflavonoids, often occurring as glycosides in plants and consisting of two aromatic rings linked by a carbon bridge that often forms a heterocyclic ring. Flavonoids are found in tea, red wine, and a variety of vegetables and fruits.
2. Any of various compounds that are a subset of this group, including the flavones, flavanols, and flavonols, as distinguished from the isoflavonoids. In both senses also called bioflavonoid.
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flavonoid

(ˈfleɪvəˌnɔɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of organic compounds that occur as pigments in fruit and flowers
[C20: from flavone + -oid]
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Noun1.flavonoid - any of a large class of plant pigments having a chemical structure based on or similar to flavone
phytochemical - a chemical substance obtained from plants that is biologically active but not nutritive
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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flavonoid

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Total flavanoid content of exracts of E.kotschyanum were determineted by quercetine equivelant and results are given Table-2.
The above prepared decoction AKA, AK-B and AK-C were analysed for the presence of various secondary metabolites such as tannins, alkaloid, flavanoid, steroid, glycosides, saponins, proteins, terpenoids and phenols using standard procedures (Brain and Turner, 1975; Harborne, 1992) (21,22).
Eat lots of fruit and vegetables, especially cranberries, peppers and onions which contain quercitin; a flavanoid that studies have found stop the production and release of histamine.
Flavanols are a type of flavanoid, a substance also found in fruits and vegetables that helps protect plants from toxins and environmental damage.
Flavanoid biosynthesis-related genes in grape skin are differentially regulated by temperature and light conditions.
Flavanoid Flavanoid is also known as tannin acid, constitutes to about 20 to 30 % components of tea, there are more than 30 kinds of elements in flavanoid, most of them have medical values, they produce capillaries, prevent internal bleeding, hinder arteriosclerosis, decrease the risk of blood clotting, high blood compressure or any coronary heart diseases, it can also kill bacteria and protecting us from cancer and is anti-radiation, etc.
The tuber of some tacca species contains taccalin based bitter flavanoid content, which is undesirable, hence phytochemical analyses need to be carried out on the extracted starch to examine for the presence of this flavanoid and other phytochemicals [8].
Effect of chronic treatment with a flavanoid fraction on inflammatory granuloma.
Total flavanoid and in vitro antioxidant activity of two seaweeds of Rameshwaram coast.
These flavanoid extract have been already quantified and their antioxidative, cytotoxicity and intestinal absorption property have also been investigated in goat model system (Sharma et al., 2010).
These all contain quercetin, a flavanoid that acts as an anti-histamine.
Flavanoid (as quercetin dihydrate, the safer, more effective flavanoid) and flavanol (low molecular weight, soluble OPC) are effective, when combined, in stimulating tissue repair, reducing pain from inflammation, and local swelling.