lycopenemia


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Related to lycopenemia: Carotenosis

ly·co·pe·ne·mi·a

(lī'kō-pĕ-nē'mē-ă),
A condition in which there is a high concentration of lycopene in the blood, producing carotenoidlike yellowish pigmentation of the skin; found in people who consume excessive amounts of tomatoes or tomato juice, or fruits and berries containing lycopene.
[lycopene + G. haima, blood]

ly·co·pe·ne·mi·a

(lī'kō-pĕ-nē'mē-ă)
A condition in which there is a high concentration of lycopene in the blood, producing carotenoidlike yellowish pigmentation of the skin; found in people who consume excessive amounts of tomatoes or tomato juice, or other fruits and berries that contain lycopene.
Synonym(s): lycopenaemia.
[lycopene + G. haima, blood]

lycopenemia

(lī″kŏ-pē-nē′mē-ă) [ lycopene + -emia]
A type of carotenemia caused by eating excessive amount of foods that contain lycopene.