Definition of myxoxanthin in English:

myxoxanthin

Pronunciation /ˌmɪksə(ʊ)ˈzanθɪn/

noun

Biochemistry
  • A carotenoid pigment found in cyanobacteria (blue-green algae), now identified as 4-oxo-β-carotene (echinenone).

Origin

1930s. From myxo- (in scientific Latin Myxophyceae) + xanthin.