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Meaning of quercetin

quer•ce•tin

Pronunciation: (kwûr'si-tin), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a yellow, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, CHO, obtained from the bark of the quercitron and other vegetable substances, used as a yellow dye; flavin. Also called
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