Phytochemical



[fahy-tuh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌfaɪ təˈkɛm ɪ kəl/

noun
1.
Also called phytonutrient. any of various bioactive chemical compounds found in plants, as antioxidants, considered to be beneficial to human health.
adjective
2.
of or relating to phytochemistry or phytochemicals.
/ˌfaɪtəʊˈkɛmɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to phytochemistry or phytochemicals
noun
2.
a chemical that occurrs naturally in a plant
phytochemical
(fī’tō-kěm’ĭ-kəl)
A plant-derived chemical that is not considered an essential nutrient in the human diet but is believed to have beneficial health effects.

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