Definition of “vitamin A” - English Dictionary

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“vitamin A” in British English

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vitamin Anoun [ U ]

uk /ˌvɪt.ə.mɪn ˈeɪ/ us /ˌvaɪ.t̬ə.mɪn ˈeɪ/

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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(Definition of “vitamin A” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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