ALL meanings of isoflavone

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  • noun isoflavone (organic chemistry) any of a class of polyphenolic phytoestrogens found in soybeans and similar plants that may have beneficial health properties. 1
  • noun isoflavone a phytoestrogen produced chiefly by plants of the legume family, especially soybeans, potentially useful in lowering cholesterol and in treating some cancers and menopausal symptoms. 1
  • noun isoflavone one of a class of phytoestrogens, found in soya beans and marketed as a health supplement 0
  • noun isoflavone an estrogen-like compound, an isomer of flavone, found in soybeans and used to reduce cholesterol levels, maintain bone health, etc. 0
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