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phytochemicals

Pronunciation: fi-to-kem-i-kalz

Definition: Plant-based substances with attributes related to health (e.g., flavonoids) or disease (e.g., oxalates).

See Also: functional food, designer food, nutraceutical, biochemopreventives

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