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Definition of: phlorizin

(flôrə·zin, flor-, flə·rī-) noun Chem.
A bitter crystalline glycoside, C21H24O10, contained in the root bark of the apple, pear, plum, and cherry tree: used in medicine as a tonic. Also phlo·rid·zin (flə·ridzin). [<Gk. phloos bark + rhiza a root + -IN]

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