retinene

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noun ret·i·nene \ ˈre-tə-ˌnēn \

Definition of retinene

First Known Use of retinene

1934


Medical Dictionary

retinene

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noun ret·i·nene \ ˈret-ᵊn-ˌēn \

medical Definition of retinene

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

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