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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A yellow pigment found in the small round fat drops in the retinal epithelium cells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow coloring matter, soluble in ether, contained in the small round fat drops in the retinal epithelium cells. It is best obtained from the eyes of frogs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yellowish-green pigment found in the fat-droplets which occur in the retinal epithelial cells of some of the lower animals: for example, the frog.

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