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English definition of “flavonoid”

flavonoid

noun [C] uk   /ˈflæv.ə.nɔɪd/ (also bioflavonoid) us  
a substance in fruit and vegetables that may help protect people against some types of cancer or heart diseasePlant biochemistry
(Definition of flavonoid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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