Definition of Polyphenol

1. Noun. (chemistry) any of a large class of organic compounds, of plant origin, having more than one phenol group; they tend to be colourful and to have antioxidant properties ¹



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Definition of Polyphenol

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyphenol

polypharmaceutical
polypharmaceuticals
polypharmacist
polypharmacists
polypharmacy
polyphase
polyphase circuit
polyphasic
polyphemus
polyphemus moth
polyphene
polyphenes
polyphenic
polyphenic gene
polyphenism
polyphenol (current term)
polyphenol oxidase
polyphenolic
polyphenolics
polyphenols
polyphenotypic
polyphenyl
polyphenylalanine
polyphenylene
polyphenylene oxide
polyphenylene vinylene
polyphenylenes
polyphenylenevinylene
polyphenylenevinylenes
polyphiloprogenitive

Literary usage of Polyphenol

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1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... so that a second source of polyphenol compds. occurs in processes in which the destruction of reducing sugar by heating with lime is practiced, ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"If we had added the water before the alcohol, at the ordinary temperature, the mixture of polyphenol and dioxide would have ignited. ..."

3. Innovative Soil-Plant Systems for Sustainable Agricultural Practices by James Michael Lynch, James Stuart Schepers, Ilhami Ünver (2003)
"In particular, the substantial decrease of polyphenol content, which are known to be among the most important precursors in the synthesis of HS (Wang et al. ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... polyphenol reagent (phosphomolybdic acid) giving positive tests. Yet they did not mention the source of either compound. They found that nitrotyrosine ..."

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