tocopherol

Definitions of tocopherol
  1. noun
    a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
    synonyms: E, vitamin E
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    types:
    alpha-tocopheral
    a potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis
    type of:
    antioxidant
    substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
    fat-soluble vitamin
    any vitamin that is soluble in fats
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