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Search Results for: fat-soluble vitamin

Fat-soluble vitamin

Definition noun, plural: fat-soluble vitamins Any from the group of vitamins that are insoluble in water but soluble in fat... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Vitamin

Definition noun, plural: vitamins A low molecular weight organic compound that is essential for normal growth and metabolic... Read More

Water-soluble vitamin

Definition noun, plural: water-soluble vitamins Any of the group of vitamins that dissolve in water and excreted rather... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More

Retinol

Definition noun A yellow, fat-soluble vitamin with a formula: C20H30O, present in fish oils and green vegetables, and... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Perisinusoidal space

Definition noun The plasma-filled extravascular space in the liver, between a hepatocyte and a liver sinusoid Supplement The... Read More