lutein

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noun lu·tein \ˈlü-tē-ən, ˈlü-ˌtēn\

Definition of lutein

  1. :  an orange xanthophyll C40H56O2 occurring in plants, animal fat, egg yolk, and the corpus luteum

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First Known Use of lutein

1869


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lutein

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noun lu·tein \ˈlüt-ē-ən, ˈlü-ˌtēn\

Medical Definition of lutein

  1. :  an orange xanthophyll C40H56O2 occurring in plants usually with carotenes and chlorophylls and in animal fat, egg yolk, and the corpus luteum


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