retinol

noun ret·i·nol \ ˈre-tə-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of retinol

:the chief and typical vitamin A C20H29OH that is a highly unsaturated alicyclic alcohol used in various forms in medicine and nutrition

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Origin and Etymology of retinol

retin- + 1-ol; from its being the source of retinal


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retinol

noun ret·i·nol \ ˈret-ᵊn-ˌȯl , -ˌōl \

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