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fucoxanthin

[fyoo-koh-zan-thin] /ˌfyu koʊˈzæn θɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a brown carotenoid pigment occurring in brown algae, diatoms, and dinoflagellates.
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fucoxanthin

/ˌfjuːkəʊˈzænθɪn/
noun
1.
a carotenoid pigment that gives brown algae and diatoms their colour: functions in photosynthesis. Formula: C40H56O6 or C40H60O6
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fucoxanthin in Science
fucoxanthin
  (fy'kō-zān'thĭn)   
A brown or olive-green carotenoid pigment, C40H60O6, found in brown algae.
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