phytochemical definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with phytochemistry.
    • Of or relating to phytochemicals.
    • Of or related to phytochemistry
    • associated with phytochemistry.
  • noun:
    • A nonnutritive bioactive plant substance, such as for example a flavonoid or carotenoid, thought to have a beneficial effect on personal wellness. Also referred to as phytonutrient.
    • Any compound characteristic of flowers.
    • Any chemical or nutrient derived from a plant source; a phytonutrient.
    • a chemical substance obtained from flowers this is certainly biologically energetic although not nutritive
  • others:
    • Pertaining or relating to phytochemistry.

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