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Related to isoflavone: Soy isoflavones
1. A crystalline compound, C15H10O2, that is an isomer of flavone.
2. Any of a class of flavonoid phytoestrogens that are found primarily in soybeans and act as antioxidants.
Any of a number of hormone-like substances found in peanuts, beans and lentils, which are thought to have anticarcinogenic properties.
isoflavoneNutrition Any of a family–eg, genistein, daidzen, of phytoestrogens in peanuts, beans, soy beans, lentils, that are carcinoprotective and ↓ ASHD. Cf Genistein, Nutraceutical, Soy, Textured vegetable protein.
3-phenyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one; many of the naturally occurring estrogenic substances in pasture plants are isoflavones.