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antinutrient

[ an-tee-noo-tree-uhnt, -nyoo-, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈnu tri ənt, -ˈnyu-, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun Biochemistry.

a substance that interferes with the utilization of one or more nutrients by the body, as oxalate and phytate, which prevent calcium absorption.

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OTHER WORDS FROM antinutrient

an·ti·nu·tri·tive [an-tee-noo-truh-tiv, -nyoo-, an-tahy-], /ˌæn tiˈnu trə tɪv, -ˈnyu-, ˈæn taɪ-/, adjective
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