Lipochrin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lipochrin (Physiol. Chem) 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lipochrin 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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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. li`pos fat + chro`a color