provitamin

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(prō-vī′tă-mĭn )

[L. pro, before, + vita, life, + amine]
An inactive substance that can be transformed in the body to a corresponding active vitamin and thus function as a vitamin.

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(prō-vī′tă-mĭn )

[L. pro, before, + vita, life, + amine]
An inactive substance that can be transformed in the body to a corresponding active vitamin and thus function as a vitamin.

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