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carotenoid

Saltos de línea: ca¦rot¦en|oid
Pronunciación: /kəˈrɒtɪnɔɪd
 
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Definición de carotenoid en inglés:

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Chemistry
Any of a class of mainly yellow, orange, or red fat-soluble pigments, including carotene, which give colour to plant parts such as ripe tomatoes and autumn leaves: [as modifier]: carotenoid pigments
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This color reveals the presence of yellow, orange and red pigments known as carotenoids.
  • Another class, the carotenoids, creates the orange color of carrots and pumpkins.
  • The yellow colour comes largely from carotenoids, which hens get from plant foods, or lutein, which is added to feeds specifically to colour egg yolk.

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