retinyl palmitate


ret·​i·​nyl palmitate ˈret-ᵊn-əl- How to pronounce retinyl palmitate (audio)
: a light yellow to red oil C36H60O2 that is a derivative of vitamin A and is about half as potent

called also retinol palmitate, vitamin A palmitate

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“Retinyl palmitate.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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