rĕt'n-ôl', -ōl', -ŏl'
A fat-soluble aliphatic alcohol, C20H29OH, found in fish-liver oil, egg yolk, butter, etc. or derived from carotene in carrots and other vegetables: a deficiency of this vitamin results in night blindness, a general susceptibility to infections, and degeneration of epithelial tissue; retinol: it usually occurs in two forms, vitamin A1, having the formula above, and vitamin A2, C20H27OH
an unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from carotene
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