diatomin

noun

di·​at·​o·​min
dīˈad-əmə̇n
plural -s
: a yellow or yellowish brown pigment found in certain algae and diatoms

called also phycoxanthin

Word History

Etymology

diatom + -in

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“Diatomin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diatomin. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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