axerophthol


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axerophthol

(ˌæksəˈrɒfθɒl)
n
any form of vitamin A
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Noun1.axerophthol - any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal visionaxerophthol - any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
fat-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in fats
retinol, vitamin A1 - an unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from carotene
dehydroretinol, vitamin A2 - a viscous alcohol that is less active in mammals than is vitamin A1
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40 (1) Vitamin premix (supplying per kg feed): axerophthol, 12,500 IU; cholecalciferol, 2,500 IU; [alpha]-tocopherol, 18.