Definition of epicatechin in English:

epicatechin

noun

Biochemistry
  • A flavonoid compound with antioxidant properties, found widely in plants and present especially in cocoa, tea, and wine; any substituted derivative or stereoisomer of this.

Origin

1920s. From epi- + catechin, after German Epicatechin.

Pronunciation

epicatechin

/ˌɛpɪˈkatəkɪn/