devitaminize

transitive verb
de·​vi·​ta·​min·​ize | \ (ˈ)dē-ˈvīt-ə-mə-ˌnīz How to pronounce devitaminize (audio) \
variants: or British devitaminise \ (ˈ)dē-​ˈvit-​ How to pronounce devitaminise (audio) \
devitaminized or British devitaminised; devitaminizing or British devitaminising

Medical Definition of devitaminize

: to deprive (as food) of vitamins especially by cooking or hulling

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“Devitaminize.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/devitaminize. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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