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quer·ce·tin

(kwer'sĕ-tin),
An aglycon of quercitrin, rutin, and other glycosides; occurs usually as the 3-rhamnoside; used in the treatment of abnormal capillary fragility.
Synonym(s): meletin, sophoretin

quercetin

(kwûr′sĭ-tĭn)
n.
A yellow powdered crystalline compound, C15H10O7, occurring as a glycoside in the rind and bark of numerous plants or synthesized and thought to have antihistaminic, anti-inflammatory, and antitumor properties.

quercetin

[kwur′sitin]
a yellow, crystalline, flavonoid pigment found in oak bark, the juice of lemons, asparagus, and other plants. It is used to reduce abnormal capillary fragility.

quercetin

The flavonoid alglucon of quercitrin, or rutin, and other glycosides, which is a widely distributed antioxidant present in fruits and vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and oranges, as well as in rinds, barks, clover blossoms and pollen. Early data indicates that quercetin has antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and anticarcinogenic activity; it has been used for fibromyalgia, metabolic syndrome and as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor.

quercetin (kwerˑ·s·tn),

n flavonoid derived from red wine, citrus, onions, parsley, and tea. Has been used as an antioxidant, antiviral, and reported to help allergies, prostate inflammation, interstitial cystitis, atherosclerosis, and cataracts. Caution in patients taking anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications. Also called
quercetin chalcone.