vitamer

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vitamer

 [vi´tah-mer]
one of multiple related chemical compounds possessing a given vitamin activity.

vi·ta·mer

(vī'tă-mĕr),
One of two or more similar compounds capable of fulfilling a specific vitamin function in the body; for example, niacin, niacinamide.

vitamer

(vī′tə-mər)
n.
One of two or more related chemical substances that fulfill the same specific vitamin function.

vi′ta·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.

vi·ta·mer

(vī'tă-mĕr)
One of two or more similar compounds capable of fulfilling a specific vitamin function in the body, e.g., niacin, niacinamide.

vitamer

a substance or compound that has vitamin activity.
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