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retinol/ret·i·nol/ (ret´ĭ-nol) vitamin A1; a 20-carbon primary alcohol in several isomers that is the form of vitamin A found in mammals and that can be converted to the metabolically active forms retinal and retinoic acid.
retinol(rĕt′n-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
retinolThe common form of vitamin A found in animal and fish livers and other foods of animal origin. It is easily converted in the body into RETINAL. The drug is on the WHO official list.
retinolsee VITAMIN A.
vitamin A deficiency
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Q. Can someone give me some information on over intake of Vitamin A and its complications in future? I am having short sightedness. I am wearing specks for the past 3 years. Last week my eye sight had doubled. I never thought to control my eye sight by having a good diet, which is rich in vitamin A. Now I am willing to have vitamin A in tablets and I doubt the adverse effects if taken in excess. Can someone give me some information on over intake of Vitamin A and its complications in future?
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