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2 definitions found
 for axerophthol
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  axerophthol \axerophthol\ n.
     1. a vitamin essential for normal vision ({C20H30O); it
        prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the
        eyes; same as vitamin A. One U.S.P. unit of vitamin A is
        equivalent to 0.30 micrograms of pure vitamin A alcohol.
  
     Syn: vitamin A; vitamin A alcohol; antiophthalmic factor;
          biosterol; retinol; A.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  axerophthol
      n 1: any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal
           vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness
           of the eyes [syn: vitamin A, antiophthalmic factor,
           axerophthol, A]

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