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04:24 Jun 19, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: carotinoide
Related to pigmentation of animals

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nacarotenoid / carotinoidJesús Paredes
nacarotenoidAlvin Adams, Jr



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Translates directly to English. A yellow to dark red pigment found in plant and animal tissues.

    Reference: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/Carot/
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"Carotinoide" is an alternate spelling of "carotenoide". In English:
Carotenoid -
1. any of a group of red and yellow pigments, chemically similar to carotene, contained in animal fat and some plants.
2. similar to carotene.
3. pertaining to carotenoids.
(English source: Random House Webster's Unabriged Dictionary, 1994)

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carotenoid / carotinoid

Any of several red and yellow plant and animal pigments related to and including carotene. Carotene: Any of three red or orange-colored isomeric hydrocarbons found in butter, carrots, and certain other vegetables, and changed into vitamin A in the liver.

Diccionario Enciclopédico de Términos Médicos, Interamericana. Definition from Webster's Dictionary.

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