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A yellow pigment from roots and pods of Curcuma longa; used to treat liver and bile ailments; found in curry powder; used as an indicator; inhibits 5-lipoxygenase.
Synonym(s): turmeric yellow


A phytochemical found in turmeric and other species in the genus Curcuma that is used in alternative medicine and is purported to have anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties.


A chemical extract from the food spice turmeric, which has been anecdotally reported to have antiretroviral activity, allegedly by inhibiting critical steps in viral replication.

curcumin (kur·kyōō·min),

n an extract obtained from turmeric. Used as an antioxidant, chemoprotective, and antiinflammatory and in the treatment of dyspepsia and hyperlipidemia. See also turmeric.
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It's curcumin (pronounced curr-CUE-min), the compound that makes turmeric yellow.
The shahi machli, a large cod fillet, bronzed with spices, came with crunchy salad, turmeric yellow, softened onions and yoghurt sauce.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of following different types of footwear and clothing items during 2015-16 : 1) five pointed star (white metal) 2) turmeric yellow colour T-shirt (with collar), Red woolen beret cap, 4) blanket, 5) kit bag (back pack) 6) ground sheet 7) mosquito net cotton ready made white colour 8) Jungle boot (PU Sole) 9) khaki woolen berret cap etc.
A beautifully balanced Madeira sauce made the most of the meat juices without dominating and turmeric yellow, fondant potato gave a splash of colour.
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items like 1 Red and Turmeric Yellow Shoulder Ribbon.