beta carotene


noun Biochemistry.

the most abundant of various isomers of carotene, C40H56, that can be converted by the body to vitamin A.

Nearby words

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  7. beta coefficient,
  8. beta crucis,
  9. beta decay,
  10. beta fiber

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