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vitamin A.
Chemistry. a yellowish oil, C 3 2 H 1 6 , obtained by the distillation of resin, used as a solvent and as an antiseptic.
another name for vitamin A2
another name for rosin oil

retinol ret·i·nol (rět’n-ôl’, -ōl’)
See vitamin A.
See vitamin A.


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