Carotenemia or carotenaemia (xanthaemia) is the presence in blood of the orange pigment carotene from excessive intake of carrots or other vegetables containing the pigment resulting in increased serum carotenoids.{rp|540}{rp|681} Carotenoids are lipid-soluble compounds that include alpha- and beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, lutein, a...
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(kar″o-tә-no┬┤sis) deposition of carotene in tissues, especially the skin.
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