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zeaxanthin
medical dictionary

B,beta-carotene-3,3'-diol;a carotene found in corn, fruits, seeds, and egg yolk; isomeric with xanthophyll.

Synonyms: zeaxanthol.

Origin: Mod. L. Zea, Indian corn, fr. L. Zea, grain + G. Xanthos, yellow, + -in

(05 Mar 2000)

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