Definition of Phloretin

1. n. A bitter white crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phlorizin, and formerly used to some extent as a substitute for quinine.



Definition of Phloretin

1. Noun. The phloroglucin ester of paraoxyhydratropic acid, found in the leaves of apple trees. ¹

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Medical Definition of Phloretin

1. A bitter white crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phlorizin, and formerly used to some extent as a substitute for quinine. Origin: From Phlorizin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phloretin

phlogocytosis
phlogogenic
phlogogenous
phlogopite
phlogopites
phlogoses
phlogosin
phlogosis
phlogotherapy
phlogotic
phlomis
phlomises
phloramine
phloretic
phloretic acid
phloretin (current term)
phlorhizin
phloridzin
phlorizin
phlorizin diabetes
phlorizin glycosuria
phlorizins
phloroglucin
phloroglucinol
phloroglucinol reductase
phloroglucinols
phlorol
phlorols
phlorone
phlox

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