7-dehydrocholesterol

[ -dē-hī′drō-kə-lĕstə-rôl′, -rōl′ ]

n.

A provitamin present in the skin of humans as well as the milk of mammals that becomes vitamin D3 when exposed to ultraviolet light.

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