Gallotannic acid

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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What the Terms Mean Term Meaning Phytochemical Compound found in plants thought to decrease the risk of cancer and heart disease Antioxidant A chemical that fights against the destructive oxidizing effects of 'free radicals' such as sunlight, pollution, oxidation of body cells, etc Polyphenols Antioxidant phytochemicals found in plants Catechins Antioxidant flavonoids found in tea and some fruits EGCG Epigallocatechin gallate--the most potent of the four catechins found in tea (also called tea flavonoids) Gallotannic acid A colorless crystalline organic acid found in tea leaves, and many other plants Antigen An antigen is any substance that causes our immune system to produce antibodies T cell Body cells that fight infection and help maintain our immunity