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cholecalciferol

[koh-luh-kal-sif-uh-rawl, -rol, kol-uh-]
noun
  1. vitamin D.
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Origin of cholecalciferol

First recorded in 1930–35; chole- + calci- + -fer + -ol1
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecalciferol

cholecalciferol

noun
  1. a compound occurring naturally in fish-liver oils, used to treat rickets. Formula: C 27 H 44 OAlso: vitamin D 3 See also calciferol
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cholecalciferol in Medicine

cholecalciferol

(kō′lĭ-kăl-sĭfə-rôl′, -rōl′)
n.
  1. vitamin D3
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cholecalciferol in Science

cholecalciferol

[kō′lĭ-kăl-sĭfə-rôl′, -rōl′]
  1. See vitamin D3.
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