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    • A yellow carotenoid pigment, C40H56O2, found extensively in…
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lutein definition

  • noun:
    • A yellow carotenoid pigment, C40H56O2, found extensively in general, very first isolated in corpus luteum but later on found in body fats, egg yolk, and green plants; xanthophyll.
    • A dried preparation of corpus luteum.
    • A yellow carotenoid pigment, widely distributed both in flowers and pets.
    • A substance of a strongly marked yellowish shade, extracted from the yolk of eggs, and through the tissue associated with corpus luteum.
    • A yellow pigment contained in the yolk of eggs, in muscle associated with the corpus luteum, in blood-serum, etc. It forms orange crystals.
    • yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and pet fats and egg yolks
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