Zeaxanthol

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zeaxanthol --> zeaxanthin

B,beta-carotene-3,3'-diol;a carotene found in corn, fruits, seeds, and egg yolk; isomeric with xanthophyll.

Synonym: zeaxanthol.

Origin: Mod. L. Zea, Indian corn, fr. L. Zea, grain _ G. Xanthos, yellow, _ -in