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Medical Term:

xanthophyll

Pronunciation: zan'tho-fil

Definition: Oxygenated derivative of carotene; a yellow plant pigment, occurring also in egg yolk and corpus luteum.

Synonym(s): lutein2, luteol, luteole

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