fat-soluble vitamin

Definitions of fat-soluble vitamin
  1. noun
    any vitamin that is soluble in fats
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    A, antiophthalmic factor, axerophthol, vitamin A
    any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
    D, calciferol, cholecalciferol, ergocalciferol, viosterol, vitamin D
    a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
    E, tocopherol, vitamin E
    a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
    antihemorrhagic factor, naphthoquinone, vitamin K
    a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
    alpha-tocopheral
    a potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis
    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
    phylloquinone, phytonadione, vitamin K1
    a form of vitamin K
    menadione, vitamin K3
    a form of vitamin K
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    vitamin
    any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
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