Definitions of axerophthol
  1. noun
    any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
    synonyms: A, antiophthalmic factor, vitamin A
    see moresee less
    retinol, vitamin A1
    an unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from carotene
    dehydroretinol, vitamin A2
    a viscous alcohol that is less active in mammals than is vitamin A1
    type of:
    fat-soluble vitamin
    any vitamin that is soluble in fats
Word Family