Definition of Hesperidin

1. n. A glucoside found in ripe and unripe fruit (as the orange), and extracted as a white crystalline substance.



Definition of Hesperidin

1. Noun. A citrus flavonoid compound, reported as the predominant flavonoid in lemons and oranges. Chemically, it is hesperetin-7-rutinoside, namely (S)-7-6-0-(6-deoxy-alpha-L-mannopyranosyl)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl oxy-2,3-dihydro-5-hydroxy-2-(3-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one. ¹

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Definition of Hesperidin

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Medical Definition of Hesperidin

1. A glucoside found in ripe and unripe fruit (as the orange), and extracted as a white crystalline substance. See: Hesperidium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesperidin

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hesperetin
hesperian
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hesperidin (current term)
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hessonite

Literary usage of Hesperidin

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1. Histology of Medicinal Plants by William Mansfield (1916)
"hesperidin hesperidin occurs in the epidermal cells of short and long buchu. ... In these leaves the hesperidin occurs in masses which resemble rosette ..."

2. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"hesperidin is dissolved in the cell-sap within the living plant ; but it is deposited, like inulin, in tissues which have lain for some time in alcohol or ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1875)
"hesperidin occurs in delicate, silky tufts of needles, grouped in nodules ... hesperidin melts above 109° C., and solidifies on cooling to a brownish-yellow ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1877)
"Upon the addition of hydrochloric acid impure hesperidin separates from the liquid so obtained. The further purification requires some care, and consists in ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"hesperidin is also deposited in white nodules from a very strong tincture of ... hesperidin melts above 109°, and solidifies on cooling to a brownish-yellow ..."

6. The Pharmacist (1875)
"hesperidin.—The crystallizable principle, which resides more especially in the white spongy portion of the rind of the fruits of the genus Citrus, ..."

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