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retinene

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noun ret·i·nene \ˈre-tə-ˌnēn\

Definition of retinene

  1. :  retinal



1934

First Known Use of retinene

1934


Medical Dictionary

retinene

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noun ret·i·nene \ˈret-ən-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of retinene

  1. :  either of two aldehydes derived from vitamin A:a:  retinalb:  an orange-red crystalline compound C20H26O related to vitamin A2 and formed from porphyropsin by the action of light




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