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

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