beta-carotene


be·ta–car·o·tene

noun \-ˈker-ə-ˌtēn, -ˈka-rə-\

: a natural substance that is found in dark green and dark yellow fruits and vegetables and that helps your body grow and be healthy

Full Definition of BETA-CAROTENE

:  an isomer of carotene found in dark green and dark yellow vegetables and fruits

First Known Use of BETA-CAROTENE

1934

be·ta–car·o·tene

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BETA–CAROTENE

: an isomer of carotene that is found in dark green and dark yellow vegetables and fruits

Variants of BETA–CAROTENE

be·ta–car·o·tene or β–carotene \-ˈkar-ə-ˌtēn\

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