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Meaning of TOCOPHEROL

Pronunciation:  tow'kâfu`rowl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
 

TOCOPHEROL is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: E, vitamin E
 
 See Also: alpha-tocopheral, antioxidant, fat-soluble vitamin

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any of eight antioxidant, fat-soluble compounds found in vegetable oils. This vitamin is necessary for muscle and red blood cell development and normal reproduction. Deficiency in this vitamin causes excessively dry skin in some individuals.
 

 

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