HyperDic: vitamin_e

English > 1 sense of the expression vitamin E:
NOUNsubstancevitamin E, tocopherol, Ea fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction
English > vitamin E: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body.
Synonymstocopherol, E
Narroweralpha-tocopheralA potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis
BroaderantioxidantSubstance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
fat-soluble vitaminAny vitamin that is soluble in fats
Spanishtocoferol, vitamina e, vitamina E
Catalantocoferol, vitamina e, vitamina E

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