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A substance, such as a vitamin or mineral, that is essential in minute amounts for the proper growth and metabolism of a living organism.
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(Biology) any substance, such as a vitamin or trace element, essential for healthy growth and development but required only in minute amounts
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mi•cro•nu•tri•ent(ˌmaɪ kroʊˈnu tri ənt, -ˈnyu-)
an essential nutrient, as a trace mineral, that is required in minute amounts.
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micronutrient- One of the vitamins and minerals needed only in small amounts for normal body function.
See also related terms for minerals.
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|Noun||1.||micronutrient - a substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)|
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