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carotenoid

ca·rot·e·noid (ca·rot·i·noid)

carotenoid (carotinoid)

 
pronunciation:
k ra t noId
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of several yellow to deep red pigments, like and including carotene, that is found in many vegetables and animal fats and is required in human nutrition.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or like carotene.
definition 2: of or pertaining to carotenoids.
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