retinoid

noun
ret·​i·​noid | \ ˈre-tə-ˌnȯid How to pronounce retinoid (audio) \

Definition of retinoid

: any of various synthetic or naturally occurring analogs of vitamin A

Examples of retinoid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most patients who have struggled with acne as teenagers have used a retinoid as an important part of their regimen. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "The Difference Between a Retinol and Glycolic Acid," 15 Apr. 2021 The main ingredient of the oil is retinol, which is a type of retinoid. Malia Griggs, SELF, "This Popular Retinol-Infused Oil Is On Major Sale Today," 4 Mar. 2021 Her fix: getting Clear + Brilliant laser treatments and subtle filler in her cheeks, and incorporating products with active ingredients (like Shani Darden’s Texture Reform, which has a mild retinoid) into her daily regimen. Fiorella Valdesolo, WSJ, "Zoom Beauty: How to Upgrade Your Skin Care," 19 Feb. 2021 Prescription Aklief cream, the first new retinoid product in more than 20 years, selectively targets RAR gamma, the most common retinoic acid receptor on the skin. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, "The 9 top health and medicine breakthroughs of 2020," 2 Dec. 2020 Prescription Aklief cream, the first new retinoid product in more than 20 years, selectively targets RAR gamma, the most common retinoic acid receptor on the skin. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, "The 9 top health and medicine breakthroughs of 2020," 2 Dec. 2020 Differin Gel is one of the best products for those of any age with acne-prone skin as it’s an over-the-counter retinoid. Zoe Malin, NBC News, "Skin care bestsellers 2020: Most purchased skin care products we covered," 30 Dec. 2020 Layering the retinoid over a gentle moisturizer will help temper any irritation. Jessica Cruel, SELF, "How to Manage Retinization When Using Retinoids," 26 Dec. 2020 Prescription Aklief cream, the first new retinoid product in more than 20 years, selectively targets RAR gamma, the most common retinoic acid receptor on the skin. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, "The 9 top health and medicine breakthroughs of 2020," 2 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of retinoid

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Retinoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retinoid. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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retinoid

noun
ret·​i·​noid | \ ˈret-ᵊn-ˌȯid How to pronounce retinoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of retinoid

: any of various synthetic or naturally occurring analogs of vitamin A

Other Words from retinoid

retinoid adjective

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