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Medical Term:

quercetin

Pronunciation: kwer'se-tin

Definition: An aglycon of quercitrin, rutin, and other glycosides; occurs usually as the 3-rhamnoside; used in the treatment of abnormal capillary fragility.

Synonym(s): meletin, sophoretin

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