betanin

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betanin

[′bēd·ə·nən]
(biochemistry)
An anthocyanin that contains nitrogen and constitutes the principal pigment of garden beets.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease that is characterized by white discharge and a beet red vagina on presentation.
When a show's narrative arc simply flatlines, your mind necessarily takes refuge in quirky details of ineptitude: When Hannie and Texas finally get down to some real smooching, how does Reed's face remain clean of lipstick while Johnson's mouth and chin turn beet red? Why does minor male character Red Ike (Ryan Appleby) have more rouge than the leading lady?
"Gwyneth would just smile her sweet smile and become beet red with embarrassment."
The little sack of pulp around each seed can range from nearly colorless through yellow and orange to almost beet red.
The under-secretary's angry face was beet red. "Then who, precisely, will take care of it?"
David Blower's face was beet red and his pulse was booming as if he had just run a maradion.
The only down side was Judy's not feeling well because her sun block had failed her completely: as a consequence, she was beet red from sunburn and so uncomfortable that we went straight to our room upon returning from dinner.
Work is underway to add colors to the line, including beet red and spiralima green.
It's not surprising many sugar growers turn beet red when someone starts looking at the sugar program closely.
Rowe estimated this year there were more than 350 mushrooms on display, including beet red "Purple Corts" and lethal death caps, poisonous pink Mycena and whimsical Fly Amanitas.
and I just turned beet red. It was awful and he said something like, 'Honey, you did a great reading, but you've got no rhythm.'
"And don't ask me if I like like you, because that's exactly what I mean." He turns beet red.