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fucoxanthin

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

noun
  1. a carotenoid pigment that gives brown algae and diatoms their colour: functions in photosynthesis. Formula: C 40 H 56 O 6 or C 40 H 60 O 6
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fucoxanthin

[fyōō′kō-zănthĭn]
  1. A brown or olive-green carotenoid pigment, C40H60O6, found in brown algae.
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