1. A pigmented lipid, e.g., lutein, carotene. ... 2. A term sometimes used to designate the wear-and-tear pigments, e.g., lipofuscin, haemofuscin, ceroid. More precisely, lipochrome's are yellow pigments that seem to be identical to carotene and xanthophyll and are frequently found in the serum, ski...
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(lip´o-krōm) any of a group of fat-soluble hydrocarbon pigments, such as carotene, lutein, and the natural yellow coloring material of butter, egg yolk, and yellow corn. Called also carotenoid.
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(from the article `bird`) ...and structure. Buffs, red browns, dark browns, and blacks are caused by melanins, pigments synthesized by the bird and laid down in granules. ...
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lipochrome Any of a group of fat soluble pigments, including carotene, lutein, lycopene, and xanthophyll, that are synthesized in plants and on ingestion impart a yellow, yello-orange, or orange-red color to lipid-containing tissues.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lip′ō-krōm Definitions: 1. A pigmented lipid, lutein, carotene. 2. A term sometimes used to designate the wear-and-tear pigments, lipofuscin, hemofuscin, ceroid. More precisely, lipochromes are yellow pigments that seem to be identical to carotene and xantho...
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Lipochrome is a form of pigment associated with amber and gold tones in human eyes and the eyes of other mammals. The term carotenoid is sometimes considered a synonym, but that term usually refers to specific molecules, while lipochrome refers to accumulations of varied molecules. ...
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