Retinol
Retinol Ret"i*nol, n. [Gr. ??? resin + L. oleum oil.] 1. (Chem.) A hydrocarbon oil {C32H16}, obtained by the distillation of resin, -- used as a solvent, as an antiseptic, and in printer's ink. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. One of the compounds which function as vitamin A. Called also {vitamin A}, {vitamin A1} and {vitamin A alcohol}. See {vitamin A1}. [PJC]


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  • rétinol — [ retinɔl ] n. m. • 1972; de rétine et ol ♦ Biochim. Vitamine A. ● rétinol nom masculin Synonyme de vitamine A. rétinol n. m. CHIM Vitamine A1. rétinol [ʀetinɔl] n. m. ÉTYM. 1972, Manuila; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Retinol — is vitamin A. Carotene compounds (found, for example, in egg yolk, butter and cream) are gradually converted by the body to vitamin A (retinol). A form of vitamin A called retinal is responsible for transmitting light sensation in the retina of… …   Medical dictionary

  • retinol — m. Bioquím. Vitamina liposoluble cuya carencia provoca un mal funcionamiento de la retina, conocida también como vitamina A. * * * retinol. m. Bioquím. Vitamina A …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • retinol — s. m. [Bioquímica] O mesmo que vitamina A.   ‣ Etimologia: francês rétinol …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • retinol — retinol. См. ретинол. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Retinol — (Harzthran, Harztheer), C8H4, ein mit dem Benzol isomerer Kohlenwasserstoff, welcher bei der trockenen Destillation des Harzes übergeht u. in dem Harzöl enthalten ist. Es erscheint als eine farblose Flüssigkeit von 0,9 specifischem Gewicht u. von …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • retinol — Forma cis trans de la vitamina A. Se localiza en la retina de los mamíferos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • Retinol — ⇒ Axerophthol …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • retinol — RETINÓL s. v. vitamina a. Trimis de siveco, 09.09.2006. Sursa: Sinonime …   Dicționar Român

  • retinol — retìnōl m <G retinóla> DEFINICIJA biol. kem. vitamin A1, prisutan u mlijeku, maslacu, ribljem ulju, masnom tkivu, karotinu, važan za održavanje i regeneraciju epitela i vidnog purpura; akseroftol ETIMOLOGIJA v. retina + ol …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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