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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The isomeric form of carotene that is widely distributed in nature and most efficiently converted to vitamin A by the body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of beta-carotene.


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