Associations to the word «Xanthophyll»

Wiktionary

XANTHOPHYLL, noun. (organic chemistry) (countable) Any of various hydroxy, carbonyl or carboxylic acid derivatives of carotenes.
XANTHOPHYLL, noun. (organic compound) (uncountable) Alternative name for lutein.

Dictionary definition

XANTHOPHYLL, noun. Yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche