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English definition of “beta-carotene”

beta-carotene

noun [U] uk   /ˌbiː.təˈkær.ə.tiːn/ us    /ˌbeɪ.t̬əˈker-/ specialized
a form of carotene that the body is able to change into vitamin A, found especially in green, red, and orange vegetablesPlant biochemistry
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