isoflavone


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i·so·fla·vone

 (ī′sō-flā′vōn′)
n.
1. A crystalline compound, C15H10O2, that is an isomer of flavone.
2. Any of various derivatives of this compound that are found as glycosides in many plants, especially soybeans, and that often have weak estrogenic activity.

isoflavone

(ˌaɪsəʊˈfleɪvəʊn)
n
(Complementary Medicine) one of a class of phytoestrogens, found in soya beans and marketed as a health supplement
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