Definition of Zeaxanthin

1. Noun. Yellow carotenoid (isomeric with lutein and occurs widely with it) that is the main pigment in yellow Indian corn.

Generic synonyms: Carotenoid



Definition of Zeaxanthin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A yellow crystalline carotenoid alcohol that occurs widely with lutein, with which it is isomeric, and is the chief pigment of maize. ¹

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Medical Definition of Zeaxanthin

1. B,beta-carotene-3,3'-diol;a carotene found in corn, fruits, seeds, and egg yolk; isomeric with xanthophyll. Synonym: zeaxanthol. Origin: Mod. L. Zea, Indian corn, fr. L. Zea, grain + G. Xanthos, yellow, + -in (05 Mar 2000)

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