THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of provitamin A
First recorded in 1950–55
Words nearby provitamin A
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Medical definitions for provitamin A
Any of the carotenoids that are precursors of vitamin A and exhibit qualitatively the biological activity of beta-carotene; they are present in fish-liver oils, egg yolk, milk products, green-leaf or yellow vegetables, and fruits.
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