phlorhizin glycosuria
glycosuria following the experimental administration of phlorhizin.

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  • phlorhizin — phlo·rhi·zin (flo riґzin) [Gr. phloios bark + rhiza root] a bitter glycoside from the root bark of apple, cherry, plum, and pear trees; it causes glycosuria (phlorhizin glycosuria) by blocking the tubular reabsorption of glucose. Spelled also… …   Medical dictionary

  • Otto Loewi — Born June 3, 1873(1873 06 03) Frankfurt, Germany …   Wikipedia

  • phloridzin — A dihydrochalcone occurring in many parts of the apple tree; used experimentally to produce glycosuria in animals. SYN: phlorizin. * * * phlo·rid·zin (flo ridґzin) phlorhizin …   Medical dictionary

  • phlorizin — SYN: phloridzin. * * * phlo·ri·zin or phlo·rhi·zin flōr ə zən, flȯr ; flə rīz ən or phlo·rid·zin flōr əd zən, flȯr ; flə rid zən n a bitter crystalline glucoside C21H24O10 that is extracted from root bark or bark (as of the apple, pear, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • phlorizin — [flōrī′zinflôr′i zin, flō rī′zin] n. [< Gr phloos, bark (see PHLOEM) + rhiza,ROOT1 + IN1] a bitter, white, crystalline glycoside, C21H24O10, obtained from the root and bark of certain fruit trees: used experimentally to cause glycosuria… …   English World dictionary

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