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Definition of: carotenoid

(kə·rotə·noid) noun Biochem.
One of a large variety of nitrogen–free, light–yellow to deep–red lipochrome pigments found in plant and animal tissues. Also ca·ro′i·noid.

Most often used phrases:

carotenoid pigments
carotenoid pigment
carotenoid biosynthesis
carotenoid content
carotenoid isomers
red carotenoid
natural carotenoid
carotenoid molecules
carotenoid compounds
carotenoid dye
carotenoid precursors
yellow carotenoid
carotenoid zeaxanthin
carotenoid oxygenases
orange carotenoid

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