carotenosis


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carotenosis

 [kar″o-tĕ-no´sis]
deposition of carotene in tissues, especially the skin.
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Nevertheless, the right amount of intake is not yet determined, an excess might lead to carotenosis, when the skin turns orange by the deposition of carotenoids in the outer layer of epidermis [10].