Isoflavone meaning

ī'sō-flā'vōn'
A crystalline compound, C15 H10 O2 , that is an isomer of flavone.
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Any of a class of flavonoid phytoestrogens that are found primarily in soybeans and act as antioxidants.
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An estrogen-like compound, an isomer of flavone, found in soybeans and used to reduce cholesterol levels, maintain bone health, etc.
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A crystalline compound, C15 H10 O2 , that is an isomer of flavone.
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Any of various derivatives of this compound that are found as glycosides in many plants, especially soybeans, and that often have weak estrogenic activity.
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(organic chemistry) Any of a class of polyphenolic phytoestrogens found in soybeans and similar plants that may have beneficial health properties.
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