carotenoid definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a class of yellowish to red pigments, including the carotenes therefore the xanthophylls.
    • any one of a course of yellow to purple plant pigments such as the carotenes and xanthophylls.
    • any one of a class of extremely unsaturated yellow to purple pigments happening in plants and creatures
  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning these types of a pigment.
    • Of, or concerning these types of a class of pigments.

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