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carotin

[kar-uh-tin] /ˈkær ə tɪn/
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carotene

/ˈkærəˌtiːn/
noun
1.
any of four orange-red isomers of an unsaturated hydrocarbon present in many plants (β-carotene is the orange pigment of carrots) and converted to vitamin A in the liver. Formula: C40H56
Word Origin
C19 carotin, from Latin carōtacarrot; see -ene
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