vitamin A

Vitamin A – a fat-soluble vitamin or a mixture of vitamins, especially vitamin A1 or a mixture of vitamins A1 and A2, occurring principally in fish-liver oils, milk, and some yellow and dark green vegetables, and functioning in normal cell growth and development. Vitamin A deficiency can cause damage to epithelial cells, resulting in hardening and roughening of the skin, degeneration of mucous membranes, and night blindness. Also called retinol.

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