Definition of Phlorizin

1. n. A bitter white crystalline glucoside extracted from the root bark of the apple, pear, cherry, plum, etc.



Definition of Phlorizin

1. Noun. a bitter, crystalline glucoside of phloretin from the root-bark of apple, pear, cherry, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phlorizin

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Medical Definition of Phlorizin

1. A bitter white crystalline glucoside extracted from the root bark of the apple, pear, cherry, plum, etc. [Formerly also written phloridzin. Origin: Gr, bark + root. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlorizin

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

Literary usage of Phlorizin

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"Crystallised phlorizin absorbs 10 to 12 p. C. ammonia-gas, melting at the ... phlorizin dissolves easily in aqueous ammonia, and is precipitated by acids ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"The root-bark of the apple-tree is the best source of phlorizin, because it contains less ... phlorizin crystallises in long silky needles or tufts. ..."

3. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1907)
"We must also inquire whether the phlorizin has any direct effect apart from, ... Since the discovery of phlorizin glycosuria—von Mering (1) showed that, ..."

4. Clinical Diagnosis: A Text-book of Clinical Microscopy and Clinical by Charles Phillips Emerson (1908)
"For the quantitative estimation of KI see Singer.170 phlorizin Test.—This test of the " secretory ability" of the renal epithelium, rather than the ..."

5. Wöhler's Outlines of Organic Chemistry by Friedrich Wöhler, Ira Remsen, Rudolph Fittig (1873)
"phlorizin. Occurrence. In the bark, especially the root-bark, of the apple, cherry, pear, and plum-tree, from which it can be extracted by ..."

6. Clinical urinology: A Treatise on the Urinary Aspects of Disease by Alfred Careño Croftan (1907)
"A special form of toxic glycosuria is phlorizin glyco - suria. phlorizin produces glycosuria differently from any of the other poisons ; for, whereas in all ..."

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