Glycine max

A plant of Asian origin that produces beans used in many food products. Soy products contain isoflavones (estrogen-like substances) that are being studied for the prevention of cancer, hot flashes that occur with menopause, and osteoporosis (loss of bone density). Soy products in the diet may lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. Also called soy, soya, and soybean.

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  • Glycine max — Soja Pour les articles homonymes, voir Glycine.  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Germe de soja …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Glycine max — «Soja» redirige aquí. Para la banda de música reggae, véase Soldiers of Jah Army. «Soya» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Soya (desambiguación).   Soja …   Wikipedia Español

  • Glycine max — Sojabohne Sojabohne (Glycine max) Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glycine max — gauruotoji soja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos aliejinis, maistinis, pašarinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Glycine max), paplitęs Azijos rytuose. Iš jo gaunamas krakmolas, gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai) …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Glycine max — Soybean Soy bean (soi b[=e]n ), n. 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic leguminous herb ({Glycine max}, formerly {Glycine Soja}) the seeds of which (also called {soy beans}) are used in preparing the sauce called {soy}. Called also {soya bean} and {soya}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glycine max — Soja So ja (s[=o] j[.a] or s[=o] y[.a]), n. (Bot.) An Asiatic leguminous herb ({Glycine max}, formerly {Glycine Soja}) the seeds of which (called {soy beans}) are used in preparing the sauce called {soy}. Called also {soya}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glycine max — Soybean oil Soy bean oil (soi b[=e]n oil), n. an oil obtained from the soybean ({Glycine max}), rich in protein, fats, sterols, and phospholipids, used as a food and in paints and varnishes and in various industrial applications; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glycine max — gauruotoji soja statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vienametis pupinių (Fabaceae), seniau ankštinių (Leguminosae), šeimos augalas. Sėklose turi apie 35–55 % baltymų, 17–27 % riebalų, daugiau kaip 25 % angliavandenių ir kitų medžiagų.… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • Glycine max — ID 37601 Symbol Key GLMA4 Common Name soybean Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Glycine max — noun erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil rich seeds; native to Asia • Syn: ↑soy, ↑soya, ↑soybean …   Useful english dictionary

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