vitamin D2

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British Dictionary definitions for vitamin d2

vitamin D2

noun
  1. another name for calciferol
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vitamin d2 in Medicine

vitamin D2

n.
  1. A white crystalline compound produced by ultraviolet irradiation of ergosterol.calciferol ergocalciferol
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vitamin d2 in Science

vitamin D2

  1. A white crystalline sterol produced by ultraviolet irradiation of ergosterol and also occurring naturally in fungi and some fish oils. Vitamin D2 is the form of vitamin D generally used as a dietary supplement. Also called calciferol, ergocalciferol. Chemical formula: C28H44O.
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