antinutrient

[an-tee-noo-tree-uh nt, -nyoo-, an-tahy-]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. a substance that interferes with the utilization of one or more nutrients by the body, as oxalate and phytate, which prevent calcium absorption.

Origin of antinutrient

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