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Definition 1: any of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals - [noun denoting substance]

(carotenoid is a kind of ...) substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides

(carotenoid is a kind of ...) a chemical substance obtained from plants that is biologically active but not nutritive

(carotenoid is a kind of ...) dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)

(... is a kind of carotenoid ) yellow or orange-red fat-soluble pigments in plants

(... is a kind of carotenoid ) carotenoid that makes tomatoes red; may lower the risk of prostate cancer

(... is a kind of carotenoid ) an isomer of carotene that is found in dark green and dark yellow fruits and vegetables

(... is a kind of carotenoid ) yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

(... is a kind of carotenoid ) yellow carotenoid (isomeric with lutein and occurs widely with it) that is the main pigment in yellow Indian corn

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