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Lipochrome is a form of pigment[1] associated with green, amber, and gold tones in human eyes and the eyes of other mammals.

The term carotenoid is sometimes considered a synonym,[2] but that term usually refers to specific molecules, while lipochrome refers to accumulations of varied molecules.

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  2. ^ "lipochrome" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
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