Definition of Animal pigment

1. Noun. Pigment occurring in animals.

Specialized synonyms: Bilirubin, Haematoidin, Hematoidin, Urobilin, Luciferin, Melanin
Generic synonyms: Pigment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Pigment

animal foot
animal fries
animal glue
animal graft
animal group
animal husbandry
animal identification systems
animal kingdom
animal leg
animal material
animal model
animal nature
animal oil
animal order
animal pigment (current term)
animal pole
animal product
animal products
animal protein factor
animal psychology
animal rights
animal scientist
animal shelter
animal skin
animal soap
animal spirits
animal starch
animal structures
animal stuffer

Literary usage of Animal pigment

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1. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"A word or two about a third animal pigment must suffice. In the black and dark feathers of some birds, in black human hair, and possibly in the skin of some ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1896)
"... a remarkable animal pigment containing Copper. THB study of natural colouring matters is at once peculiarly fascinating and peculiarly difficult. ..."

3. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1879)
"Another animal pigment, having a still more remarkable composition than that of ... The existence of an animal pigment so rich in copper is an exceed- Ogly ..."

4. The Natural Conditions of Existence as They Affect Animal Life by Carl Semper (1883)
"... on the contrary, in the first place, no abnormal growth was observed as a result; secondly, it must be strenuously disputed whether animal pigment is in ..."

5. The Chemical Basis of the Animal Body by Arthur Sheridan Lea (1892)
"It exhibits no absorption bands when examined spectroscopically. Another animal pigment is known, into whose composition copper (5—8 pc) enters ; this is ..."

6. Carotinoids and Related Pigments: The Chromolipoids by Leroy Sheldon Palmer (1922)
"... not the first to show a connection between animal coloring tter and plant carotin; nor were they the first to use the name •otin for an animal pigment. ..."

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