flavin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (flā'vin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a complex heterocyclic ketone that is common to the nonprotein part of several important yellow enzymes, the flavoproteins.
  2. quercetin.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form occurring in compound words which denote natural derivatives of flavin: riboflavin.
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