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Xanthophane

Xan′tho-phane

,
Noun.
[
Xantho-
+ Gr.
φαίνειν
to show.]
(Physiol.)
The yellow pigment present in the inner segments of the retina in animals. See
Chromophane
.

Definition 2021


xanthophane

xanthophane

English

Noun

xanthophane (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) The yellow form of chromophane