fucoxanthin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūcus (from Ancient Greek φῦκος (phûkos, seaweed)) + ξανθός (xanthós, yellow) +‎ -in.

Noun[edit]

fucoxanthin (countable and uncountable, plural fucoxanthins)

  1. (organic chemistry) A carotenoid pigment found in the chloroplasts of brown algae.