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.


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

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