micronutrients


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mi·cro·nu·tri·ents

(mī'krō-nū'trē-ents),
Essential food factors required in only small quantities by the body; for example, vitamins, trace minerals.
Synonym(s): trace nutrient
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mi·cro·nu·tri·ents

(mī'krō-nū'trē-ĕnts)
Essential food factors required in only small quantities by the body; e.g., vitamins, trace minerals.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

micronutrients

Dietary substances necessary for health but required only in very small quantities. Vitamins and minerals.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Micronutrients

Essential dietary elements that are needed only in very small quantities. Micronutrients are also known as trace elements. They include copper, zinc, selenium, iodine, magnesium, iron, cobalt, and chromium.
Mentioned in: Malnutrition
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

mi·cro·nu·tri·ents

(mī'krō-nū'trē-ĕnts)
Essential food factors required in only small quantities by the body; e.g., vitamins, trace minerals.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This process is known as fortification and it is a proven and well-recognised method of addressing micronutrient deficiencies, without requiring a change in a person's daily diet.
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