(= 2-phenylchromen-4-one; 2-phenyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one) Specifically the compound and more generally a group of hydroxylated derivatives. Flavone glycosides occur widely as yellow pigments in angiosperms.
1. 2-Phenyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one; or 2-phenylchromone;a plant pigment that is the basis of the flavonoids. ... 2. One of a class of compounds based on flavone. ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: flā′vōn Definitions: 1. A plant pigment that is the basis of the flavonoids; it is a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin biosynthesis. 2. One of a class of compounds based on flavone (1).Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=33942
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