Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a vitamin that maintains the resistance of cell and capillary walls to permeation; -- called also vitamin P.

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  • noun a vitamin that maintains the resistance of cell and capillary walls to permeation

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  • Since the discovery of Flavonoids in 1936 when they were first isolated from lemons and called citrin and Vitamin P over 4,000 different types have been characterized.

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  • _mensæ nucinæ_, were once in price even before the _citrin_, as Strabo notes; and nothing can be more beautiful than some planks and works which I have beheld of it, especially that which comes from Grenoble, of all other the most beautiful and esteemed.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

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