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vitamin A

noun [U] uk   us  
a vitamin found in foods such as butter, egg yolk, milk, and fish oils, or produced in the body from the carotene in green vegetables with a lot of leaves or in orange vegetables. It is important for normal growth, healthy skin, and the ability to see well, especially at night.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 維生素 A…
in Chinese (Simplified) 维生素 A…
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