isoflavones

isoflavone

[ahy-soh-fley-vohn]
noun
a phytoestrogen produced chiefly by plants of the legume family, especially soybeans, potentially useful in lowering cholesterol and in treating some cancers and menopausal symptoms.
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isoflavone (ˌaɪsəʊˈfleɪvəʊn)
 
n
one of a class of phytoestrogens, found in soya beans and marketed as a health supplement

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