retinene

noun
ret·​i·​nene | \ ˈre-tə-ˌnēn How to pronounce retinene (audio) \

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Retinene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retinene. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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retinene

noun
ret·​i·​nene | \ ˈret-ᵊn-ˌēn How to pronounce retinene (audio) \

Medical Definition of retinene

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

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