micronutrient

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mi·cro·nu·tri·ent

 (mī′krō-no͞o′trē-ənt, -nyo͞o′-)
n.
A substance, such as a vitamin or mineral, that is essential in minute amounts for the proper growth and metabolism of a living organism.

micronutrient

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈnjuːtrɪənt)
n
(Biology) any substance, such as a vitamin or trace element, essential for healthy growth and development but required only in minute amounts

mi•cro•nu•tri•ent

(ˌmaɪ kroʊˈnu tri ənt, -ˈnyu-)

n.
an essential nutrient, as a trace mineral, that is required in minute amounts.
[1935–40]

micronutrient

- One of the vitamins and minerals needed only in small amounts for normal body function.
See also related terms for minerals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.micronutrient - a substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)micronutrient - a substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Translations

micronutrient

n micronutriente m
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