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Related to carotin: carotene
Variant of carotene.
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|Noun||1.||carotin - an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver|
beta-carotene - an isomer of carotene that is found in dark green and dark yellow fruits and vegetables
provitamin - vitamin precursor; a substance that is converted into a vitamin in animal tissues
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