Difference between revisions of "xanthophyll"

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|etymology=Greek <i>xanthos</i>, yellow; <i>phyllon</i>, leaf
 
|etymology=Greek <i>xanthos</i>, yellow; <i>phyllon</i>, leaf
|definition=An oxidised derivative of carotene found in the blood of some plant eating insects.
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Revision as of 23:42, 13 September 2013

xanthophyll (noun; Greek xanthos, yellow; phyllon, leaf): An oxidised derivative of carotene found in the blood of some plant eating insects.